The following article raises interesting issues – click on the link below. Whether or not a will or trust is forged, i.e., is or is not in the handwriting of the decedent often is in part a battle of the handwriting experts. If you have never been involved in a handwriting case – it is a fascinating area of forensics. Whether or not the decedent had mental capacity to execute the document when it was signed – whether or not the document represents his wishes – and whether or not he was unduly influenced, can raise factual, medical and psychological issues.
Enjoy. Dave Tate, Esq.(San Francisco / California) – estate, trust, conservatorship and elder litigation and difficult administrations.
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