Estate of Wall
Private Wealth Services attorney Jaime Herren authored a summary of the Wall estate case in the California Lawyers Association's Trusts and Estates section. Following the death of Mr. Wall, his surviving spouse petitioned for determination that their home was community property; however, the surviving children objected. The probate court ruled in favor of the surviving spouse, confirming that the undue influence presumption of Family Code 760 applies to post-death disputes, and prevails over the title presumption.
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