Disinheriting rights of parents.

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Children should be respectful and love their parents without thinking of what they will inherit if anything. Many people feel as though disinheriting their children is degrading and will cause dispute among siblings and show favoritism. Although, disinheriting may cause some problems or conflicts between parents and their children they have every right to make the decision. Children would not want someone else to make the decision of their assets.

Parents give time and devotion to the upbringing of their children. They know by the attitude of that child what will be best in the long run. The parents has watched over the years how mature their child is and how well they handle responsibilities and crisis. Parents test the children throughout the years in many situations with out the child realizing it. A saying, "Children learn what they live," is not always true for parents could be the most knowledgeable and the child or children does not always pay attention.

The disinheriting a child could cause many conflicts not only between other siblings but hatred towards the parent or parents. This could lead to arguing, not speaking to one another, and total hatred for the other sibling. A child may feel left out , feel as though they are not loved by the parent or parents or feel as though what is called the black sheep of the family. Parents making the decision not leave a child out could be for several reasons. First, the parent may have a disease such as Alzheimer's or may have encountered a stroke leaving them with little or no knowledge of their belongings. Instances like this will in turn let the eldest become the power of attorney and decide what

goes to whom. Second, a parent may feel a child...