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Clause in will encouraging divorce violates public policy (access required)

Where the decedent’s will excluded one of his sons if he was still married to the same spouse as when the will was executed, this condition encourages divorce and will be struck from the will on public policy grounds. Facts Kevin J. Connolly had four children, including Susan Connolly and Kevin B. Connolly. Connolly opposed Kevin’s marriage ...