Unkind sons lose out on inheritance

THE Supreme Court in Madrid confirmed that a mother from Vizcaya had 
been entitled to disinherit two of her sons.

The woman cut two of her three sons out of her will owing to what the
tribunal recognised as the sons’ “contempt and neglect” during her

The Supreme Court ratified an earlier verdict from the High Court in
Vizcaya, which had in turn upheld a verdict from a lower court.
There was no justification for the behaviour of the two sons, which
the court described as “attributable only to themselves.”

Their mother had been subjected to psychological abuse for many years,
particularly in the later years of her life when she was in
ill-health, the judges ruled.

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Linda Hall

Originally from the UK, Linda is based in Valenca and is a reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering local news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at [email protected]