Court Affirms Dismissal Of Will Contest Based On Public Policy Arguments Arising From Sexual Abuse Allegations

08.22.16

In Merrick v. Helter, a daughter who accused her father of sexual abuse attempted to void her father's will based on public policy grounds. No. 03-14-00708-CV, 2016 Tex. App. LEXIS 8966 (Tex. App.—Austin August 18, 2016, no pet. history). Two days before the father died, he signed a will that left no property to his… Continue Reading

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