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ResNullis: now. One of his daughters, not my wife, has been wholly supported by him all of her life, and she's in her mid 50s now. She claims to be disabled. She has never worked. She's a total pain in the butt.

Are we married to the same woman? Actually, my SIL has had jobs, rarely for more than three months at a time, but has been "disabled" for the last two years.

I an glad to say my FIL is still with his wife. I hate to think if she dies first. He is a bit irresponsible, imo.

Some years ago, we talked him into leaving all his money in trust to provide for the woman, so she wouldn't end up on our doorstep or the doorstep of the youngest sister ...

We have had this conversation with my in-laws (Actually, the Countess has had the conversation. I am not "family". But the Countess is executrix of the will.) So far they have not seen the wisdom of this approach. My crystal ball doesn't work well, but I see the Countess keeping her sister in their declining years. The sister will contribute nothing. (Her apartment is filthy.) With any luck I will be dead. Realistically, my in-laws are only a few years older than I am, but I am in much better health. But sometimes folks croak and their friends all say, "But he never had a sick day in his life."

Count Uptotem
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