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GIFTS - Inter vivos - Validity of transfer - Invalidation of gift - Undue influence exerted on donor

Tuesday, June 06, 2017 @ 8:35 AM  

Appeal by Morreale from the dismissal of her claim that an inter vivos gift her parents made to her sister Romanino was the result of undue influence. The parties were the only two children of the Ruccias. Morreale left the family home to marry when she was 20 years old. Her husband had a poor relationship with her father. Romanino lived with her parents all her life, even after her marriage in 2003. In 1995, the Ruccias executed mirror wills, providing that, on the death of...