The Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that an intestate heir lacked standing to challenge a residuary bequest in a will contest because, in the absence of the testator's contrary intent, the anti-lapse statute applied to direct the failed bequest to the other residuary legatees.
In re Estate of Burger, 898 A.2d 547 (Pa. 2006).
Sara A. Miller,
Anti-Lapse Statute Must Apply to a Lapsed Residuary Bequest in the Absence of Reasonably Certain Intent of the Testator: In re Estate of Burger,
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