Significant Probate and Trust Decisions - Section II
John F. Kuether
278 29 REAL PROPERTY, PROBATE AND TRUST JOURNAL The Mississippi Supreme Court allowed a substitution of assets to enforce a divorced spouse's claim to a lapsed insurance policy in Raspilair v. Estate of Ra~pilair.4~ The divorce decree provided that the husband was to maintain a life insurance policy in the amount of $30,000, naming his wife as beneficiary. The husband died after allowing the policy to lapse. The wife probated a claim against the husband's estate for the $30,000 value of the life...