Important decision on the requirements of setting aside a will on the grounds that the testator did not know or approve of the contents. Useful study of “suspicious circumstances” necessary to displace the presumption of knowledge and approval created by due execution of a will.
Category: Property and Probate
Finding as to the existence of testamentary capacity overturned. The last exposition on capacity by the VSCA was over 10 years ago in Kantor & Anor v Vosahlo  VSCA 235 (‘Kantor’).