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Videographers Beware

Occasionally, those hoping to demonstrate the capacity of a testator will film a video of the testator purporting to show that they were cognitively intact or that the will was a reflection of their independent and capable wishes. Unfortunately, the naïve interviewer makes the mistake of confusing the preservation of social graces…

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Testamentary Capacity and Insane Delusions

What constitutes “insane delusions”? How may those delusions affect a testator’s ability to execute a valid will? Dr. Richard Shulman explores.

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Summary Judgment Dismissed: Notes Support Suspicion of Undue Influence

The capacity assessor’s notes confirmed that the testator had testamentary capacity but also raised the issue of undue influence. Summary judgment dismissed on the issue of undue influence

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