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If the terms of the will expressly allow the executor to remove an individual as a beneficiary then the executor better follow this language giving the executor the power to a tee. I believe the court would find the power for an executor to arbitrarily do this against public policy and thus invalid if the standard is not clear and concise. The court then would need an overt act on the part of the beneficiary that specifically broke certain terms of the will in order for that beneficiary to be disinherited. Again this is a high standard and the executor better be completely sure that the language of the will allowing disinheritance is expressly followed. So to answer your question, yes this is possible for an executor to disinherit a beneficiary if expressly provided by the will.
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