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.
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...