Capacity Issues in Executing Wills and Trusts (Online Seminar)

MCLE Credits: 1.0
Ethics Credits Included: 0.0


A pre-recorded streaming video replay of the January 2010 live webcast, Capacity Issues in Executing Wills and Trusts. (Learn more about the online seminar format. Learn more about the downloadable audio seminar format.)

Price: $70.00 (Now includes a downloadable audio version. Learn more.)

Viewable Through: September 30, 2013

Topics covered include:

  • The historical and current status of Virginia common law
  • The effect of various uniform laws on the execution of trusts and powers of attorney
  • The defense of estate planning documents executed by an aging population
Take the steps necessary to preclude litigation over capacity issues. Was the decedent incapacitated or just grumpy? Hear a discussion on how common law defines our abilities to enter into testamentary and similar documents. As longevity increases, we witness more instances of questionable documents and greater opportunities for fraud, duress, and undue influence. Will contests alleging claims of these acts are increasing.

During this review of various court cases, the viewer will develop a better awareness of warning signs and learn either how to deal with them at the time of execution of testamentary documents, or how to repair planning tainted by diminishing or diminished capacity.




John T. Midgett, Midgett & Preti, PC / Virginia Beach

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