Spouse Not Removed from Will by Reason of Divorce

This is an interesting case, although the issue probably does not come up that often.

While unmarried, Mr. Priever executed a will leaving his property to his then fiancée, Ms. Gordon. The two then married, and later divorced. Mr. Priever then died.

Mr. Priever’s father, through his guardian,  petitioned to have the will construed as if Ms. Gordon predeceased Mr. Priever pursuant to Fla.Stats. §732.507(2). This statute reads: . . .

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