Jack Hieb and Zachary Peterson Successfully Defended a Lengthy and Contentious Will Contest

Posted on March 31, 2016

Jack Hieb and Zachary Peterson successfully defended a lengthy and contentious will contest, which was finally put to rest by today’s unanimous decision of the South Dakota Supreme Court.  The Court rejected all of the challenging party’s arguments and affirmed the circuit court on all issues relating to the probate of the estate and the distribution of the decedent’s assets under the testamentary documents.  The Court also granted appellate attorney’s fees in the amount of $2,000.   The decision is available here:  http://ujs.sd.gov/uploads/sc/opinions/27451.pdf.

 

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