Sample Estates and Trusts Legal Memo | Void for vagueness

Sample Estates and Trusts Legal Memo | Void for vagueness

Can a clause in a will be void for vagueness or uncertainty?

TVA | THE LEGAL OUTSOURCING NETWORK

Download Sample Legal Memo

Although there is a general presumption against intestacy, courts will find that clauses in wills are void for uncertainty if they are incapable of finding a meaning. Clauses can also be void for being contrary to public policy in certain circumstances.
View the Complete Sample Newsletter
© Copyright WestlawNext Canada, Thomson Reuters Canada Limited. All rights reserved.