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My experience was.....a bit disappointing. I was the youngest of 4 and ended up with the responsibility for my mother in pretty much all ways. This was not Mrs. Cleaver. Long story short, per stirpes meant my 3 children inherited less than their cousins because those siblings had 2 children each(including the nephew who emailed me before I had the death certificate to ask me where the money was).

My other takeaway from the thread is make no assumptions - have a pre-nup and keep your estate documents up to date, especially if you remarry.
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