Probate and property matters

H.E.A. 1255, P.L. 185 Effective: April 29, 2021 Wills Provides that a testator may execute a will in two or more counterparts and specifies certain requirements for a will executed in two or more counterparts. Provides that a self-proving clause may be … [Read more...]

Probate and property matters

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1255 on probate and property matters sponsored by Sen. Freeman.  The Committee considered the bill for amend and vote.  The bill provides the following: Provides that a testator may execute a will in two or more … [Read more...]

Probate and property matters

The House Judiciary Committee heard HB 1255 authored by Rep. John Young regarding probate and property matters. This bill allows a will or power of attorney (POA) to be executed in two or more counterparts and includes new definitions for observe and presence and allows … [Read more...]

Probate matters

S.E.A. 518, P.L. 231 Effective: July 1, 2019; §3 effective May 5, 2019. Repeals the probate study subcommittee. Creates the probate code study commission. [§3] Allows a person to contest two or more wills if there is prima facie evidence that: (1) the decedent … [Read more...]

Probate matters

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 518 on probate matters, sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald.  The bill does the following: Allows a person to contest two or more wills if there is prima facie evidence that: (1) the decedent suffered from an irreversible medical or … [Read more...]

Electronic estate planning

The Senate Judiciary committee heard HB 1591, sponsored by Senator Koch, concerning electronic estate planning and other probate matters.  This bill allows a person to contest two or more wills if there is prima facie evidence that the decedent suffered from an … [Read more...]

Electronic estate planning

For amend and vote only, the House Judiciary Committee heard Rep. J.  Young’s HB 1591 concerning electronic estate planning.  This bill allows a person to contest two or more wills if there is prima facie evidence that: (1) the decedent suffered from an irreversible … [Read more...]

Probate matters

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard Sen Koch’s SB 518 on probate matters. The bill provides the following: Allows a person to contest two or more wills if there is prima facie evidence that: (1) the decedent suffered from an irreversible medical or psychiatric … [Read more...]