Blended families face growing inheritance nightmare

November 1, 2016 | 5years | Retirement Planning News

A growing number of families are challenging their parents’ wills, as ‘blended families’ risk disintegration under the financial strain.

News of yet another high-profile family fallout over money highlights the unique strains on so-called “blended families” – households made up of different families brought together by new relationships – when it comes to cash.

A range of claims by the son of late celebrity magician Paul Daniels over the value and use of his father's estate have been splashed across the red-tops this week, but with a growing numbers of families comprising complex histories, contested wills and expensive legal battles aren’t the excuslive domain of the famous anymore, experts are now warning.

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