2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 853. Wills.
853.27 Lapse.


853.27 Lapse. The rights under a will of a beneficiary who predeceases the testator are governed by s. 854.06.

853.27 - ANNOT.

History: 1993 a. 486; 1997 a. 188.

853.27 - ANNOT.

A will clause providing that if any beneficiary dies within 5 months of the testator, the deceased beneficiary's share is to be treated as if the beneficiary predeceased the testator, served to pass a deceased beneficiary's share to her children under the anti-lapse statute. Firehammer v. Marchant, 224 Wis. 2d 673, 591 N.W.2d 898 (Ct. App. 1999), 98-0586.

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