This article was first published in Vermont Property Owners Report, a Montpelier-based subscription newsletter about Vermont and Vermont real estate.
There are have always been three methods of taking title to real estate in Vermont, “tenants in common,” “tenancy by the entirety” and “joint tenancy with the right of survivorship.” Recently the Legislature passed legislation allowing “civil unions” which, essentially, created a fourth type of title, “partners to a civil union.”
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This case stems from a dispute over the 1973 William C. Alden Trust (the Trust) benefiting grantor’s second wife Nancy Alden, his two children by Nancy Alden, and his three children from his first marriage. Todd Alden and Julia Alden Dee, two of grantor’s children by his first marriage, allege that Nancy Alden, who was [...]
The Trust and Estate Department offers this document for consideration as a form for an advance directive under 18 VSA § 9701 et seq.
John Newman provides this document as an example of a simple will. Not much of the drafting is his own. The will is an amalgamation of a variety of other wills.