Illinois Supreme Court to File Opinion in Boyar on Thursday Morning

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Explore:  Doctrine of Election

The Illinois Supreme Court has announced that on Thursday morning, it will file its opinion in In re Estate of Boyar. Boyar presents the issue of whether the doctrine of election - which teaches that a party may not accept benefits under an instrument and later challenge that instrument's validity - applies to trusts. Our detailed summary of the facts and lower court holdings in Boyar is here. Our report on the oral argument is here.

 

Topics:  Doctrine of Election

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