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Trusts & Estates

Davis v. Davis

Record No: 181192 Davis v. Davis 12/05/2019 (as published by the Virginia Supreme Court) In a suit for aid and direction concerning the validity of transfers of personal and real property shortly before the death of...
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Parson v. Miller

Record No: 171393 Parson v. Miller 12/20/2018 (As published by the Virginia Supreme Court) In a will contest action brought by a daughter of the decedent alleging that a niece of the decedent – who was...
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Ray v. Ready

Record No: 180060 Ray v. Ready 12/20/2018 (As published by the Virginia Supreme Court) In a widow’s action to claim an elective share of the augmented estate of her deceased husband, the complaint naming his “Estate”...
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Canody v. Hamblin

Record No. 170747 Canody v. Hamblin (as published by the Virginia Supreme Court) In a proceeding brought by a daughter for probate of a three-page computer-generated document tendered as the will of her father, the...
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Mangrum v. Chavis

Record No: 160782 (unpublished order) In a case filed by the beneficiaries of an estate against the decedent’s power of attorney, the Court held that the trial court had erred when it found the attorney-in-fact...
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D’Ambrosio v. Wolf

Record No: 170521 (as published by the Virginia Supreme Court) The circuit court erred in concluding that a son’s challenge to the validity of his mother’s will is barred by claim preclusion, issue preclusion, or...
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Irving v. Divito

Record No: 170071 (as published by the Virginia Supreme Court) In a proceeding to review a clerk’s decision to deny probate to a handwritten notation on a tab-divider in a binder of estate planning documents,...
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Kim v. Kim (ORDER)

Record No: 161505 (As published by the Virginia Supreme Court) In two litigations raising the issue whether a decedent’s will and trust were the product of undue influence by his brother, the attorney who drafted...
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Gray v. Binder, Va.

Record No: 161419 (As published by the Virginia Supreme Court) In an estates dispute in which a commissioner of accounts entertained a petition for aid and direction in the interpretation of the decedent’s will and...
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