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Is it possible by the inheritance act to give one person in

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Is it possible by the inheritance act to give one person in a family most of the inheritance and leave other member with a small inherence . could this will be challenged by other immediate members of the family. John Denton.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: New Zealand Law
Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 2 years ago.
You can make a will like this, although the division can be challenged by a court proceeding under the Family Protection Act. This does not mean they will succeed in the claim, but that there is a risk the gifts will be reexaminèd and possibly set aside