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Wills

Social History of American Families: An Encyclopedia, pp. 1460-1461, Lawrence Ganong, ed., 2014

2 Pages Posted: 16 Aug 2013 Last revised: 2 Feb 2016

Margaret Ryznar

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Date Written: August 14, 2013

Abstract

This encyclopedic entry considers wills law, covering basic topics from testamentary formalities to will contests. This entry also considers will substitutes and living wills, but focuses on wills as a cornerstone of estate planning.

Keywords: wills, will, trusts & estates, will contests, fraud, undue influence, duress, testamentary formalities

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Ryznar, Margaret, Wills (August 14, 2013). Social History of American Families: An Encyclopedia, pp. 1460-1461, Lawrence Ganong, ed., 2014. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2310395

Margaret Ryznar (Contact Author)

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law ( email )

530 West New York Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
United States

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