The Dead Man’s Rule is designed to protect the estate of a deceased person from fraudulent claims made by an individual who had engaged in transactions with the decedent. This manual will familiarize you with the Rule, what the exceptions are and offer practical tips.
Summary of Contents
- The Dead Man’s rule (a.k.a. the Dead Man’s Act or Dead Man’s Statute)
- Applying the Rule
- Statutory Exceptions to the Dead Man’s Rule