Louisiana, Testamentary trusts, Jurisprudence, Substantial compliance doctrine (Law), Attestation (Wills), Testator's intent
The article focuses on remedial doctrines applied by the U.S. courts in resolving issues of testamentary formalism. Topics discussed include analysis of the substantial compliance doctrine in Louisiana jurisprudence, laws signifying the importance of attestation and presence of witness, and the law for limiting validation of testator's intent through minimis errors.
Testamentary Formalism in Louisiana: Curing Notarial Will Defects Through a Likelihood-of-Fraud Analysis,
75 La. L. Rev.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.law.lsu.edu/lalrev/vol75/iss2/10