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Supreme court rules will contests require personal service

Icon Written by CPorterEsq on September 30, 2015 – 1:15 pm

Last week, Washington’s supreme court issued its decision in In re Estate of Jepsen. The case centered on a procedural issue, involving the commencement of a will contest. Virginia Jepsen passed away in November 2011. A month later, the superior court admitted Virginia’s will to probate, declared the estate was solvent, and appointed a personal representative (PR) with nonintervention powers. […]