Law Lessons from In the Matter of the Estate of Peck, __ N.J. Super. __ (Ch. Div. 2013), Sussex County, Docket No. P-825-12, Gannon, J.S.C., JANUARY 24, 2013:
A new will does not revoke a former will unless it purports to do so, or makes a disposition of the testators property so inconsistent with that made in the former will that the two wills cannot stand together. See N.J.S.A. 3B:3-13; Smith v. McChesney, 15 N.J. Eq. 359 (1862); 79 Am. Jur. 2d Wills § 479-489 (2002).
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