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Invalidation of widow’s ‘will’ upheld by high court (access required)

A circuit court ruling that “undue influence and fraud” was afoot when a lawyer procured a will making himself the primary beneficiary has been upheld by the Supreme Court of Virginia. Despite a challenge to the standing of one beneficiary who attacked the will, the presence of another unchallenged beneficiary made the challenge moot, the justices ...