Wills Gone Wild: The Shocks & Surprises from 7 Astonishing Estates
Here’s What We Can Learn from Some of History’s Wildest Wills & the Battles That Ensued
Wills and last wishes can be as complex and unique as the people behind them. That can lead to some strange terms, bizarre requests, and even forgotten provisions in wills. It can also give rise to will contests, heated fights in probate court, and prolonged litigation.
While that can happen with both modest and larger estates, the wills of some rich and famous folks truly take the cake when it comes to peculiar provisions, shocking requests, and the nearly unbelievable events they’ve unleashed.
Let’s find out what’s behind some of the most unusual wills on record and what’s come of them.