Wills Trusts & Estates keyed to Dukeminier
Fleming v. Morrison
Butterfield created a will that disposed all of his personal and real property to Mary Fleming. Before Sidney S. Goodridge signed his will as a witness, Butterfield told him that the will was fake, and that he only created the instrument to undue Fleming to “sleep” with him. Under statutory law, a will must be attested by three witnesses. Two other witnesses attested the will. The Probate Court admitted the will to probate.
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