Revocation Self-Quiz

 

 

 

 

 

 

Norton’s will makes a gift to his brother-in-law, Harvey. The balance of his estate will go to his wife, Angel. Subsequently, Norton and Angel (Harvey’s sister) get a divorce. Later, Norton dies before changing his will. Harvey is still entitled to the gift.
True
False
Manny and Felicia were married in 1985. At the time, Manny worked for Citibank. As part of his benefits package, Citibank provided its employees with group life insurance. Manny participated in this program and obtained a $25,000 term policy, naming Felicia as the beneficiary. In 1990, Manny and Felicia got a divorce. Subsequently, Manny married Dorothy and they had two children together. Manny died in 1995; he had never changed the beneficiary designation on the insurance policy.
Choice 1 Felicia is entitled to the $25,000.
Choice 2 The $25,000 is payable to Manny’s estate.
Choice 3 Dorothy is entitled to the $25,000.
Jacqueline wrote “void” on the back of her will because she wanted to cancel it. A few years later, Jacqueline died and her brother, the primary beneficiary of her estate, found the will. He submitted it to probate. The court will reject the will.
True
False

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