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Oral Arguments of the Supreme Court of Virginia


Nov 17, 2020

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Granted Appeal Summary

Case
MARY CARROLL GRIFFITH PLATT, ET AL. v. MARY CATHERINE MILES GRIFFITH,
ET AL.
(Record Number 190817)

From
The Circuit Court of Henrico County; J. Marshall, Judge.

Counsel
Daniel A. Carrell (Carrell Blanton Ferris & Associates, PLC) and Robert Coleman Smith (Robert
C. Smith, PLC) for appellants.
W. Benjamin Pace and Joseph R. Pope (Williams Mullen) and Hugh T. Antrim
(ThompsonMcMullan, P.C.) for appellees.


Assignment of Error


The circuit court erred as a matter of law by ordering that plaintiffs, qualified beneficiaries under their father’s will, lacked standing to sue other beneficiaries who had induced the testator to make inter vivos transfers to them when he lacked capacity and was subjected to undue influence.

http://www.courts.state.va.us/courts/scv/appeals/190817.pdf