Unless there is anyone who would know how the Will may have come into existence, such as a lawyer who knew the deceased and may have drafted it, or someone who may have witnessed it or been told by the deceased about a Will made, there then is no way to know.
If the event took place in Fishkill, depending on various factors including whether you have a written enforceable contract wherein it specifies the agreed venue for contractual disputes and the defendant's office is in Dutchess County, see New York Civil Practice Law and Rules Section 503,...Read more »
Yes, and no, and to a certain extent it depends on the institution providing the scholarship and what the rule is. There is no specific "law" for it. That is, no state or federal statutes that apply. Scholarships are contracts governing the rights of the parties -- and that is where you begin to...Read more »
Yes, but then he or she loses all amateur eligibility to compete in NCAA and other organizations' athletics, but not necessarily the Olympics. An amateur athlete cannot have an agent. It is entirely legitimate to engage the services of a lawyer on a fee basis for legal advice and guidance, but...Read more »
No, not because it is handwritten. That is style, not substantive. New York Estates, Powers and Trusts Law Sec. 3-2.1(b) addresses the informality of statutory execution, acknowledgement, attestation and notarization, which must be strictly fulfilled in their policy substance as recognized under...Read more »
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