January 19th, 2012
A recent Georgia Supreme Court case explains the shifting burdens in Georgia will contest cases. In Parker v. Kelley, Virginia Crawford Kelley filed a petition to probate the will of Mabel Frances White in solemn form. Phillip Harold Parker filed a caveat.
Let’s take a look at how this propounder satisfied her burden and thus shifted the burden of proof to the caveator. (more…)