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Written by attorney Timothy J Rice | Nov 25, 2017

In will contest, no need to oversell decedent's capacity

Imagine a situation where a loved one dies and there is a contest over the validity of the will. The question arises: What was the decedent’s mental state in drafting the will? A typical, knee jerk answer is that the decedent had a perfectly clear state of mind.

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