Tag Archives: Wills Trusts & Estates Case Briefs

Howard v. Howard

The Facts • T established a trust • Trust was to go to (Marcene) W for life, the remainder to (Coy) S. • T had 3 children, including S, by W1 • When W1 died, T married W in 1961, …

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Dawson v. Yucus

The Facts • T died in May 1965 • T devised her interest in late H’s farm to 2 nephews on H’s side of family Procedural History • Wilson conveyed his interest in Burtle’s share to Burtle’s children • TC …

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Ruotolo v. Tietjen

The Facts • T executed a will leaving the residue of his estate to Hazel Brennan • Hazel pre-deceased T • CT’s anti-lapse statute says that when a devisee predeceases T and no provision is made in the will for …

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Estate of Russell

The Facts • T executed a holographic will which left everything to Chester and Roxy, besides a $10 gold piece and diamonds, which she left to Georgia • Chester was a close friend of T who lived in on of …

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Fleming v. Morrison

The Facts • T wanted to have sex with P • T had a “fake” will drafted leaving everything to P and told the lawyer (who signed as a witness) drafting it that it was going to be fake. • …

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