Jurisdiction to Appoint Administrator

Decree of the Orphans’ Court granting the petition of the agent for the incapacitated executor named in the will, and directing the Register of Wills to grant letters of administration c.t.a. to the agent, was vacated when it appeared that … Continue reading

Dead Man’s Act Not Waived

Requests by the executors to the surviving spouse for bank statements and life insurance information that were needed for estate administration did not constitute discovery waiving the Dead Man’s Act (42 Pa.C.S. § 5930), and so the surviving spouse was … Continue reading