No. 48292-6.

97 Wn.2d 652 (1982)

648 P.2d 427

In the Matter of the Estate of FRANK S. SHAUGHNESSY.

The Supreme Court of Washington, En Banc.

July 15, 1982.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Timothy W. Mahoney, for appellants.

Winston & Cashatt, by Michael J. Cronin, for respondent.


This case was certified to us by the Court of Appeals on the following issues:

1. Whether an unsigned copy of a lost will may be admitted to probate based upon the testimony, as to the contents and execution of the alleged lost will, of the attorney who drafted the will and is also the executor and a beneficiary under it.

2. Whether a jury trial is available in a will contest.

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