Will Sleeth has published an article on Canody v. Hamblin, where the Virginia Supreme Court addressed the standard used to admit a will to probate. His article begins as follows:
Last month, the Virginia Supreme Court handed down a ruling in an estate dispute that clarified the standard for admitting a will to probate, and further discussed the standard for admitting testimony concerning the decedent’s will when the genuineness of the will is called into question. The case – Canody v. Hamblin, 2018 WL 3471372 – provides a helpful overview of Virginia law on those two issues, and the following is a summary of the case facts and the holdings.
Posted by Lewis J. Saret, Co-General Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.