I cared for dad, but my sister got the biggest share in his will

DEAR DEIDRE: EVEN though they never visited him, my sister and her three children have got the biggest share in my dad’s will.

He died last month, aged 86, after a long battle with skin cancer. I am his 47-year-old son.

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I used to visit him every week and always brought over little gifts to cheer him up.

But my sister never made an effort to check in. In the final year of his life, I don’t think he saw her or the grand­children in person at all.

Yet last week, when the will was read, we discovered my sister’s family is being given the largest ­inheritance.

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Personally, I think he should have donated their money. They don’t deserve it.

Am I being unreasonable?

DEIDRE SAYS: Your father was fortunate to have such a caring and thoughtful son.

I can understand your frustration but you have to remember it was your dad’s money and he had the right to divide it up how he wished.

Perhaps he wanted to give his grandchildren something to help towards expenses such as university or their first homes.

Venting your anger will only cause an argument, so try to move on. Your dad would not have wanted you at odds at this time.

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