Gifts to Some Children, but No Residuary Clause

Decedent drafted his own will, which had two specific bequests to two of his five children and explicitly said that he intentionally failed to provide any distributions to his other three children, but the will lacked a residuary clause.  The court refused to divine, guess, or suppose why the decedent had not included a residuary clause or what that residuary clause would actually say and directed that the residue of the estate passed by intestacy.  Zeevering Estate, 3 Fid. Rep. 3d 51 (O.C. Delaware 2012) (Opinion by Kenney, P.J.)

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