Testator

  • Contesting a Will in St. Louis

    … desires. Wills are not executed to distribute assets according to the desires of another. On occasion, another person–be it a family member or an interested party–may unfairly influence the testator into adding or removing certain will provisions. Undue influence alters the testator’s true intentions. Improperly Signed Missouri law maintains…

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  • How to Revoke a Revocable Trust in Florida

    …" of revocation permitted under subsection (b)(2) does not include a will that fails to satisfy the requirements of subsection (b)(1). In other words, is the catch-all method to revoke a trust, where there is clear and convincing evidence of the intent to revoke, not available where the testator apparently attempted to revoke the old trust with a new…

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  • Missouri Undue Influence In a Probate Case

    … occurred: (1) a fiduciary or confidential relationship between the influencer and testator or settlor; (2) a substantial benefit to the influencer; and (3) facts from which undue influence may be inferred. Investigating Undue Influence in Missouri After the death of will-maker, undue influence can be difficult to prove because the will-maker’s…

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  • Disclaimers: When Should You “Give Away” Money?

    …. First, why would anyone voluntarily choose to forego inherited property? It might be the case that the inheriting party simply doesn’t want or need it. Or perhaps the inheriting party doesn’t feel it was the actual intent of the testator. Take for example a surviving wife who has been left all of her deceased husband’s assets via husband’s…

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