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If a claimant received timely notice of probate proceedings, there is no cause of action for tortious interference with an anticipated inheritance outside of a will contest

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New Jersey law does not prohibit the disinheriting of an adult child

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A contingent devise does not have a cause of action for tortious interference with their anticipated inheritance when the testator/devisor sold the property during his life

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In terroram clause

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The omitted spouse statute applies only to wills, and does not extend to nonprobate assets such as a life insurance policy

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Divorce, Last Will & Testament, Life insurance, Life Insurance after divorce

A stated intention to leave property to a child does not constitute an enforceable contract

Posted in *All Posts, Agreements, Contracts, Gifts, Last Will & Testament, Will & Testament

In the absence of directions to the contrary, taxes shall be apportioned to transferees in proportion to the assets they received

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Actions to set aside orders granting probate or letters of appointment, such as letters of administration

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The Parentage Act contains a limitations period that bars an action brought more than 5 years after the child attains the age of majority

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IRAs are governed by the Uniform Transfer on Death Security Registration Act

Posted in *All Posts, Death, Last Will & Testament, Will & Testament

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