Want to renounce an inheritance? Are you in prison when you do? Better read this–if you can penetrate the mystery (I had some trouble with it. Or, put it this way, I really really want to know the whole story):
Victims Lose Claim to Inheritance Renounced by Inmate
Joel Stashenko, New York Law Journal
A Surrogate’s Court judge has determined that an inmate validly renounced his deceased mother’s inheritance before claims for a share of her estate were filed by the Office of Victim Services and the father of the inmate’s victim.