In the Matter of the Will of Marion L Priddy Deceased

In the Matter of the Will of Marion L. Priddy, Deceased In the Matter of the Will of Marion L. Priddy, Deceased In the matter of the diseased Mr. Priddys case on his will, I differ with the courts ruling of the case. The judged ruled in favor of the wife whom they separated for four years (Hudson, 2005). She got to keep his property as stated by the law. I think this ruling was not substantial in accordance to both moral and legal terms.
Legally, any evidence or statements made by any person whose state of mind is lacking is considered admissible, and the court must rule according to logic and law. In this case, several witnesses present at the signing of the will by the deceased attested in court that his state of mind was questionable (Dalay, 2005). They were adults and in a capacity to judge the deceased’s state of mind as unsound and, in addition, several witnesses attested to this is as evidence enough. They further state that the deceased wanted to leave everything to his daughter who had lived with him and taken care of him. The evidence was clear and available for a right judgment to be made.
Morally, in the opinion of most people especially men, it is strange and merely impossible for a man to want to leave all their property and wealth to their estranged separated wife as opposed to their daughter who had taken care of them (Dalay, 2005). In an account of this rationale the judge still had a view to go by incase there was no evidence or witnesses. Instead, he judged in favor of the wife and left the faithful daughter with nothing. Maybe he was amongst the mere few that would morally think the other way?
References
Hudson, N. (2005). IN RE: the WILL OF Marion L. PRIDDY, Deceased. Findlaw Journal for Legal Professions, 45, 24-32.
Dalay, A. (2005). Judge’s Ruling on the WILL OF Marion L. PRIDDY. Journal of Business Law. 7, 12-25.

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