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Wills Trusts & Estates keyed to Dukeminier
In re Estate of Hall
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James Mylen Hall executed a will on October, 23, 1998. Thirteen years later, he and his wife Charlotte Rae Hall executed a joint will and their attorney notarized it. James Hall asked his lawyer if the will was valid and the lawyer assured him that it was valid. James Hall However no witnesses were present. On their way home, James Mylen Hall told his wife to tear up the first will. His wife tore up the first will. When James Hall died, the trial court admitted the will to probate. One of James Hall’s surviving daughter appealed.
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