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In Re Estate of J. Thomas Bernard: Lead Appellate counsel in case decided by First Division of Washington Court of Appeals, affirming use of a so-called TEDRA Agreement regarding changes to a testator’s testamentary scheme to modify a previous TEDRA Agreement, even where first agreement specified a specific procedure not followed by the testator in the second agreement, on grounds that testamentary right is “fundamental”, and should not be unduly restricted by technical requirements beyond those related to execution. Made new law, establishing that a PR may appeal a decision overturning a testamentary scheme, even if such appeal runs contrary to the interests of the new beneficiaries.

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