Decedant’s Nephew Denies Influence, 830,000 Will Distributed to Remaining Heirs

Decedant’s Nephew Denies Influence, 830,000 Will Distributed to Remaining Heirs

This case involved a will contest in the Norfolk County Probate and Family Court wherein the decedent, who passed away in 2007, had been a ward under conservatorship since 1980, at which time the decedent was adjudged by the probate court to be incompetent to manage his own financial affairs. The decedent’s nephew was his court-appointed conservator during those twenty-seven years, and on May 15, 1994, the decedent allegedly executed a will leaving his entire estate of approximately $830,000.00 solely to his nephew and conservator, while entirely omitting from inheritance the decedent’s five other nieces and nephews.

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