In Matter of Feller, a contested probate proceeding that was decided last week in Monroe County, the Surrogate addressed typical objections pertaining to due execution, testamentary capacity, and undue influence. The decision provides a cohesive illustration of the standards and considerations that Surrogates routinely utilize in addressing these allegations. Jaclene D’Agostino discusses the case in this week’s entry.
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To be admitted to probate, a will must be duly executed in accordance with statute. In this week’s blog entry, Ilene Cooper discusses how courts have applied and interpreted the due execution requirements.
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