Court Refuses to Save Litigant from Bad Bargain

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

The recent decision in Re: Murphy Estate serves as a reminder to litigators about the dangers of assumptions.   (I still cannot say the word ‘assume’ without hearing the voice of one of my early mentors telling me what “assumptions” make out of ‘u’ and ‘me’.) The testator, Mildred Murphy, had three ...