In the Estate of Benjamin, deceased: 1934

The intention of a purported witness to the execution of a will is immaterial if the will is in proper form.


Langton J


[1934] 1 All ER 359, (1934) 150 LT 417

Cited by:

DoubtedSherrington v Sherrington ChD 13-Jul-2004
The deceased had divorced and remarried. His children challenged the will made after his second marriage.
Held: There was cogent evidence that the will was not properly executed and that the will went against his wishes as expressed to others. . .
DisapprovedSherrington v Sherrington CA 22-Mar-2005
The deceased, a solicitor of long standing, was said to have signed his will without having read it, and had two witnesses sign the document without them knowing what they were attesting. He had remarried, and the will was challenged by his . .
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Wills and Probate

Updated: 30 April 2022; Ref: scu.198737