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Estate of Tolman, No. B215644

Denial of a granddaughter's petition to determine persons entitled to distribution from her grandmother's estate is affirmed as the exclusion of unmentioned heirs or relatives from the will's dispositions, or an intent to disinherit those who contest those dispositions, does not sufficiently express or manifest an intent to arrest the operation of the anti-lapse law following a legatee's death.  

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Appellate Information

Filed February 11, 2010

Judges

Opinion by Judge Lichtman

Counsel
For Appellant:  Robert A. Clinco

For Appellee:   Law Offices of Peggi Collins, Peggi Collins; Law Offices of Lawrence M. Markey, Jr., and Lawrence M. Markey, Jr.