Tag Archives: Maher v. Hams Trust & Savings Bank

How does an executor prove the proper execution of a will?

There are formalities involved in making a will. One such formality is with respect to the execution of a will. Section 4 of the Wills Act sets out the execution requirements. It provides in part that:

A will is not valid unless

(a) at its end it is signed by the testator……,

(b) the testator makes or acknowledges the signature in the presence of 2 or more attesting witnesses present at the same time, and

(c) 2 or more of the attesting witnesses subscribe the will in the presence of the testator.

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Allan Goldberg explains Cooperative Apartment Shares case ruling

Allan Goldberg

Chicago partner Allan Goldberg authored  ” Cooperative Apartments Shares May be Held as Tenants by the Entirety”.  In his article Mr. Goldberg  reviews the outcome of the case Maher v. Hams Trust & Savings Bank.

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