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In re Estate of Burton: Formalities count when executing a will

Icon Written by CPorterEsq on September 15, 2015 – 7:31 am

On August 18, 2015, Washington’s Court of Appeals, Division 2, decided In re Estate of Burton,[1] a case that underscores the importance of strictly complying with the law when signing your will. Ray Burton was a successful businessman with substantial assets, including two gold mines and a number of collectible cars. He allegedly was estranged […]