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Who can see the will of a deceased person & can you obtain a copy?

wills, probate, deceased estate, copy of someone's will, To see the contents of a deceased person’s will can be difficult if you are not the executor.  But in some states if you know who has the will, a copy, or other testamentary document, the law requires them to allow people who are entitled to have access, to inspect or see the will; and have a copy of it. Copying is at their own expense, but costs must be reasonable.

Inheritance and the Twelve Tables, an ancient Roman statute

Twelve Tables, Roman law, inheritance lawThe Law of the Twelve Tables, which contained rules on inheritance, was a code formulated to appease class conflict in the largely agrarian society in Rome in 450 BCE.  The Twelve Tables formed the basis of Roman Law.