A short summary and a quotable quote in the latest blog post. The basic facts are that the deceased suffered a significant brain injury as a child, and needed assistance from his parents for the rest of their lives. He … Continue reading Bewitched by a child…not unduly influenced!
In a decision mid-last year, the Court overturned a will due to undue influence on the testator and a concern that the testator lacked testamentary capacity at the time it was executed. These are traditionally difficult cases to prove, however … Continue reading Will overturned but at what cost?
A contested probate application between two wills. The parties ultimately agreed that the earlier will was the one to obtain probate on, as there was a question about the deceased’s capacity at the time of the later will. Court will not lightly overlook a later will. Continue reading You can’t just agree to ignore a will