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Estate of Malloy

In Estate of Malloy, 288 P.3d 597 (Utah App. 2012), the court of appeals affirmed the district court’s ruling that the decedent’s divorce did not revoke the designation of his former spouse as the beneficiary under his life insurance policy because … Continue reading

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Divorce & Estate Planning in Utah

As a general principle, in Utah, when a person gets divorced, provisions for his or her former spouse in his or her estate plan are automatically revoked, by operation of law.  Utah Code §75-2-804 provides that all revocable gifts made … Continue reading

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