Law: Athenian Will

Simplest way for John Doe to draw a will that will be admitted to probate is for him to call in two friends, tell them what he is doing, ask them to witness his signature to the following testament: "I give everything to my wife, Mary Doe, in the event of my death and appoint her my executrix." No such simple will was one which a Philadelphia lawyer named Solomon L. Fridenberg brought before Surrogate James A. Delehanty last week in Manhattan and asked him to interpret. Lawyer Fridenberg admitted he had drawn the...

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