La Quinta, CA asked in Estate Planning

Q: My mother in Laws Last Will and Testament has a typo (2994 for year not 1994) in multiple places - how big a problem

There are multiple places in the will where the year is 2994 and not 1994 - how big of an issue and what is the easiest way to remedy.

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A: A typographical error, such as the wrong year being listed in a will, can potentially be a problem if it is not clear what the testator (the person who made the will) intended. If the error is minor and does not affect the overall meaning of the will, it may not be considered a significant problem. However, if the error is significant and affects the interpretation of the will, it could potentially lead to disputes over the distribution of the testator's assets.

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