Wills; presumption of undue influence. (SB1042)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Wills; presumption of undue influence. Codifies the common law test for establishing undue influence upon a testator in the execution of a will. The bill further provides that if evidence is presented to establish the elements required for such a presumption, a jury sitting as trier of fact shall be instructed that it may presume that the will was executed under undue influence. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/17/2020Presented and ordered printed 20105429D
01/17/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/05/2020Reported from Judiciary (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2020Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/24/2020Continued to 2021 in Courts of Justice
12/04/2020Left in Courts of Justice

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