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ROBINSON'S BAY WILL CASE.

MARSHALL V PUBLIC TRUSTEE

AND OTHERS.

His Honour, Mr Justice Denniston, delivered judgment in this case on Wednesday at Christchurch. Tbo judgment was a very long one, cover ing twenty eight pages of gfoolsoap, and took His Honour three quarters of an hour to deliver.

The i-ff ct of the judgment is tbat the plaintiff, Mrs Marshall, succeeds in the action, and the costs of all parties as between solicitor and client are to be paid out of the estate

The action was one for the revocation of probate of a will made in 1910 by the late William Whitfield, and a declaration that probate should be granted of a previous will made in 1902.

His Honour found for the plaintiff on the ground that at the time the last will was made the testator was subject to delusions. Mr S G Raymond, X.C , with Mr J H Williams appeared for the plaintiff, Mr H J Beswick for tbe Public Trustee, and Mr E T Harper for Alex Duxbury, a legatee under tbe last will.

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ROBINSON'S BAY WILL CASE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3542, 5 May 1916

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ROBINSON'S BAY WILL CASE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3542, 5 May 1916

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