Tuesday, June 26, 2012
From Joe Forward for the State Bar of Wisconsin:
June 21, 2012 – The Wisconsin Supreme Court may soon decide whether Wisconsin courts can “void” marriages after a spouse has died despite the state’s annulment statute, which does not allow marriages to be “annulled” after a party to the marriage has died.
In the case, the former step-children of a deceased woman, Nancy Laubenheimer, are entitled to an estimated $768,000 under her will, but only if the court declares her marriage to Joseph McLeod void. They accuse McLeod of marrying Laubenheimer when she was incapacitated.
Read more here.