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Warning: certain people are pretty much entitled to be mentioned in a will.
Being mentioned doesn't mean they have to get anything. The standard way of dealing with this is to leave them $1. It shows you considered them, and decided against any bequest rather than just forgeting to leave them something. I had this happen to a family member a few years ago. Since the person was estranged from our family I don't think we felt the lack of the bequest, but it was a bit odd.
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