Wills, Trusts & Estates keyed to Dobris
In Re Estate of Cline
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Testrix willed to her son the residue of her estate. Testrix’s will stated that should her son die before Testrix, then the residue of her estate was to be distributed to Appellants. Appellee Executor (Appellee) paid the federal estate and state inheritance taxes generated by the passing of the property under Testrix’s will from the residuary estate. Appellants argue that the will is ambiguous and that estate and inheritance taxes shoud be paid from the entire gross estate under the principle of equitable apportionment.
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