Will contest; presumption of undue influence. (SB1123)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Will contest; presumption of undue influence. Provides that in any case contesting the validity of a decedent's will where a presumption of undue influence arises, the burden of producing evidence and the burden of persuasion as to the factual issue that undue influence was exerted over the testator shall be on the party against whom the presumption operates. Read the Bill »

Status

04/21/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

DateAction
12/22/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101805D
12/22/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/18/2021Reported from Judiciary (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/21/2021Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2021Placed on Calendar
02/02/2021Read first time
02/02/2021Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Courts of Justice
02/11/2021Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/12/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/12/2021Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
03/01/2021Left in Courts of Justice

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