A parent may disinherit a child in CA. In fact, it is done all the time. The only requirement that must be satisfied is the intention of the parent to disinherit. An omitted child (one not mentioned in the will or testamentary document) may have certain rights. See, Probate Code sections 21620-21623.
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A parent can disinherit a child in California. Nothing in statute or case law prohibits it.
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Louisiana, because of its civil law history, is the only state in the nation with the concept of legitime, but it has been modified to provide for forced heirship only for heirs of the first degree who are under the age of 24, or incapable of taking care of their own affairs.