Inheritance Law: The Slayer Statute

by | Aug 11, 2022


Occasionally, a beneficiary gets greedy and will try to get away with murder in order to inherit. Luckily, Colorado has an inheritance law, commonly known as the “Slayer Statute.” This law disinherits a beneficiary who is found guilty of murdering the decedent.

The Slayer Statute is an Inheritance Law That Revokes Any and All Benefits the Beneficiary Would Have Received

Check out this story where a son’s murderous plan to inherit early is challenged, and now, not only will he not be receiving an inheritance, but he is looking at a sentence of life in prison:

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