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Protections for lawyer gone in faulty will case

Will-writing lawyers are wast­ing little time before they start to draft a possible legislative fix for a June 2 decision by the Supreme Court of Virginia that has sparked worries about their long-term liability exposure. The court upheld a six-figure judg­ment against a Richmond lawyer whose error in will draftsmanship 13 years ago caused a charity ...