Benjamin Trent v. J. E. Starnes et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Benjamin Trent v. J. E. Starnes et al.
Case Date: 
1874
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Wills, Contested

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
74
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Additional defendant: H. S. Rogers. Plaintiff is the brother of Jesse Trent dec. Plaintiff states that after the death of his brother, a document purporting to be his last will and testament was admitted to probate court at the instance of the defendants. Plaintiff is questioning the validity of said will and claims that undue influence was exerted upon his brother in order to obtain its execution.