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Construction

Construction

Study the basic rules of construction applied by a probate court when interpreting a will, when extrinsic evidence is admissible, such as when a scrivener's error is involved, and an overview of no contest clauses and when they may or may not be enforceable.

Transcript

A last will and testament determines how a testator’s estate is disposed of after death. Sometimes, however, the will may require interpretation by a probate court to determine how to distribute the testator’s property. Today, you’ll be learning about the basic rules of construction applied by a probate court when interpreting a will.

In our discussion, we’ll take a look at when extrinsic evidence is admissible, particularly when a scrivener’s error is involved. We’ll also talk about no...

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