If you decide to leave an unequal inheritance for your children, one of the best ways to avoid hurting the feelings and resentment between your children is to have an open and honest conversation with them about why you made your decision. While it may be tempting to allow things to “calm down” after an inheritance reading, the odds are in your favor if you act quickly. It's not uncommon for parents to find it easier to deal with the legal aspects of their estate than to talk to their children. Wills also tend to stir up old sibling rivalries; children, even adults, are extremely sensitive to perceptions of injustice.
If you think your brother has wrongfully inherited an unequal share of his family farming business, read on to learn more about when and how to challenge the inheritance.