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Trusts & Estates – Will Contest – Settlement – Non-Consenting Beneficiaries (access required)

  Despite a will’s no-contest clause, an estate’s fiduciaries did not need the consent of all beneficiaries to enter into a settlement agreement with the beneficiaries who contested the will; this is because the settlement agreement neither binds the non-settling beneficiaries nor changes the decedent’s will or his estate plan. We affirm the probate court’s rulings that ...

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