Contesting a Will Because of Fraud in the Factum

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Fraud in the Factum” occurs when a testator is misled as to the nature or content of the instrument being executed. A mistake of fact or law must be accompanied by evidence of fraud or undue influence to defeat the will’s admission to probate.

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