Man takes his elderly parents to court over R18 million inheritance

Man takes his elderly parents to court over R18 million inheritance

The son of dairy farmers decided to take his parents to court over his inheritance. The 55-year-old Londoner claims he had to work on the farm since he was a young boy. His parents told him the farm, worth more than R18 million, would one day be his.

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Clive Shaw had to turn to court over his inheritance after he was disowned by his parents.

Clive says it's all because his mother doesn't like his girlfriend. He had a falling out with his family in 2016 and was written out of his parents' wills.

His mother, Gillian, thinks his girlfriend, Lesley Hollis, is nothing more than a gold digger who wants his family's money.

Furthermore, the elderly parents feel that their son didn't work hard enough to earn the farm. They also say he always complained that he hated cows.

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Clive claims he gave up most of his adult life to Whaley Farm. He insists he never said he hated the cows - he doesn't like them, that's all.

Clive's parents also say they have financially compensated their son for the little work he did over the years.

Their lawyer says Clive is very depended on his parents and lived on the farm without paying for long periods.

He now runs an American show-truck business and lives in a caravan on the farm, according to a report by IOL News.

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A judge is expected to deliver a decision after looking closely at the case.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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