Estates errors: Common will drafting mistakes part 2

David Mills has seen his fair share of badly drafted wills. David says the legal profession’s fondness for one of the world’s historical languages often causes problems for testators and their beneficiaries.

Mills says two Latin phrases: per stirpes and per capita; frequently appear in wills but their use can trip up both lawyers and non-lawyers alike.

Read about why these Latin terms are sometimes misused or improperly explained to clients in Advocate Daily.

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