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The late fashion designer L'Wren Scott's will leaves her entire $9 million estate to her boyfriend, Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger.
Scott's estate includes jewelry, furniture, clothing, automobiles, and property, Reuters reports.
Although Scott had surviving family members, she chose to omit those potential heirs from her will. A closer look at the will itself may prove instructive for those making their own estate-planning arrangements.
Scott's Will Omits Relatives
While most people leave parts of their estate to family members, L'Wren Scott chose to omit all relatives from her will. Scott's two siblings are still alive, but will receive nothing under the will's terms. Instead, she left everything to Jagger.
Here are some interesting components of Scott's will (which was obtained by the New York Daily News):
While it's unclear why Scott chose to leave her siblings out of her will, the Daily News that Scott hasn't spoken to her sister, Jan Shane, in six years. Her other brother, Randall Bambrough, was a director of Scott's fashion business at the time of her death.
A Few Legal Lessons
Scott's will can provide some legal lessons and insights for putting together your own. Here are just a few:
L'Wren Scott was found dead in her New York City apartment last month; her death was ruled a suicide, according to Reuters.
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