Wills, Trusts & Estates keyed to Dobris
Estate of Donnelly
John J. and Lilly Donnelly were married and had two children, Kathleen M. Kelly and John J. Jr. John J. Jr. had one child, Jean Louise Donnelly, and died less than a year after her birth. Jean Louise’s mother remarried and she was adopted by her step father. Lilly Donnelly died leaving a will that left all of her property to her husband, John J. Several years later John J. died leaving a will which left his entire estate to his wife who had predeceased him. Kathleen M., as administratix, brought this action to determine heirship and declare that Jean Louise take nothing and that she, Kathleen M., be adjudged the sole heir.
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