Wills, Trusts & Estates keyed to Dobris
Estate of Wiggins
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In 1948 Fred and Helen Wiggins executed a joint will. The will provided that the estate would pass to the survivor of the first to survive and upon the death of the survivor certain legacies would be paid out totaling $1,800 and the residue would be given to the First Baptist Church of Warsaw. Mr. Wiggins died in 1948. Before she died in 1969 Mrs. Wiggins executed two codicils changing the testamentary dispositions of her estate. The two codicils made certain bequests of specific legacies totaling $27,000. Evidence was presented to show that at the time of Mr. Wiggins death the estate was worth $60,000, however when Mrs. Wiggins died the estate’s value exceeded $200,000.
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