Category: Estates / Probate

Anti-Lapse Statutes

Most states have anti-lapse statutes. Black’s Law Dictionary Sixth Edition defines ‘anti-lapse statute’ as legislation enacted in most jurisdictions to provide for the testamentary passing...

Impact of Divorce on Will

The devise to the divorcee fails and becomes a part of the residue estate. See MCL 700.2801 Effect of divorce, annulment, decree of separation, bigamy,...