Trusts and Wills - Supreme Court Review

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1980
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FIRST PARAGRAPH(S)|Page v. Buchfinck was appealed on the issue of whether the Will of Alven Evans created a precatory trust over personal property devised to his wife. The court rejected arguments for a precatory trust and thereby clarified constructional rules.|Alven Evans' will contained the following provisions: Item Fourth: I make this my last will and testamony [sic] (as shown herein) upon the hope, desire and belief that my beloved wife will at her death leave all her property to our said five children share and share alike. Item Fifth: All the rest, residue and remainder of my property, if there be any, I give bequeath and devise unto my said five children, share and share alike...
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13 Creighton L. Rev. 244 (1979-1980)
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Creighton University School of Law
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