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shorthand/broad statement

Draft a shorthand/broad statement of the issueâ??s presented..

Definition of Shorthand/broad statement: A broad formulation of the issue that usually does not include reference to the specific facts of the case or the applicable law.

A. Key Facts: A will is handwritten. One half is in the testatorâ??s handwriting, and the other half is in the handwriting of a witness. The will is properly witnesses.

Question: Is the will valid?

B. A will is handwritten. One half is in the testatorâ??s handwriting, and the other half is in the handwriting of a witness. It is witnessed by three witnesses, two of whom will inherit under the will.

Question: is the will valid?

C. A will is handwritten. One half is in the testatorâ??s handwriting and the other half is in the handwriting of a witness. The testatorâ??s name was signed by a witness at the direction of the testator.

Question: is the will valid?

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a) Is a will valid when it is half handwritten in the hand of the testator and half in the hand of a witness, and properly witnessed ...

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Draft a shorthand/broad statement of the issueâ??s presented..

Definition of Shorthand/broad statement: A broad formulation of the issue that usually does not include reference to the specific facts of the case or the applicable law.

A. Key Facts: A will is handwritten. One half is in the testatorâ??s handwriting, and the other half is in the handwriting of a witness. The will is properly witnesses.

Question: Is the will valid?

B. A will is handwritten. One half is in the testatorâ??s handwriting, and the other half is in the handwriting of a witness. It is witnessed by three witnesses, two of whom will inherit under the will.

Question: is the will valid?

C. A will is handwritten. One half is in the testatorâ??s handwriting and the other half is in the handwriting of a witness. The testatorâ??s name was signed by a witness at the direction of the testator.

Question: is the will valid?

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