UK - Is it legal to instruct in your last will and testament all of your assets are to be destroyed?
obviously you cant say "i want my house burned down" but i mean personal effects like furniture, belongings etc. and you could sell a house, turn it into money and then have the money destroyed, theoretically anyway.
Also, legally could someone be instructed to withdraw all the money from an account and burn it or throw it in the ocean or something?
Im in a really bad mood writing my will atm, so this is just a theoretical LEGAL question, please DO NOT go on about leaving it to charities, and leaving it to someone deserving, I'm sure I will eventually do that, but I am just in a bad mood and wanted to know if it was theoretically LEGAL.
Or is that just the fast track to getting your will contested? lol thanks.
please this is a theoretical legal question only i do not want preaching about "good will" et al. is it even legal to burn money? or dispose of it by throwing it in an ocean, burying it, having a bon fire? obviously finding someone to do it may be an issue lol