Rocke v. American Research Bureau et al.: Doctrine of Dependent Relative Revocation

Jenna Rubin, an Associate at Gutter Chaves Josepher Rubin Forman Fleisher P.A., discusses Rocke v. American Research Bureau et al., in a recent post. The post begins as follows:

For anyone looking for a refresher on the doctrine of dependent relative revocation, this decision is a good read.  In this case, after 9 years of litigation, the Court ultimately determined that the probate court’s failure to apply the doctrine of dependent relative revocation incorrectly resulted in the distribution of an estate worth $12 million to the decedent’s intestate heirs rather than to the beneficiary of one of her prior wills.

Read the full post at Rubin on Probate Litigation.

Posted by Logan Davis, Associate Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.

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