Matossian v Matossian and another

Succession law – Lifetime gift – Facility and circumvention – Undue influence. Court of Session: In an action in which the pursuer, suing as executor-nominate under his mother's will, sought reduction of three deeds gifting the mother's entire heritable estate to his two brothers for no consideration, the court, granting decrees of reduction, held that that when the mother signed the three deeds she was subject to facility and circumvention as well as undue influence at the instance of both defenders.

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