Review of Reviews: “Not Your Mother’s Will: Gender, Language, and Wills,” 98 Marquette Law Review 1535 (2015)

Review of Reviews: “Not Your Mother’s Will: Gender, Language, and Wills,” 98 Marquette Law Review 1535 (2015)

Karen J. Sneddon, Professor of Law at Mercer Law School in Macon, Ga.

The legalese of trust and estate documents is frequently confusing to clients. Lawyers and financial advisors alike are often called on to help clients fully interpret the documents they’re considering or even may have already approved and signed. Even as the modern profession continually tries to ease and clarify testamentary intentions, language changes slowly. Professor Karen J. Sneddon focuses specifically on the glacially slow changes to gender language in wills and trusts in her a

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