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ESTATE GILBERT WILLIAMS BY BARBARA LORGAN v. IVAN WILLIAMS AND PAUL WILLIAMS (10/01/86)

filed: October 1, 1986.

THE ESTATE OF GILBERT WILLIAMS BY BARBARA LORGAN, ITS EXECUTRIX AND BARBARA LORGAN, INDIVIDUALLY
v.
IVAN WILLIAMS AND PAUL WILLIAMS, APPELLANTS



Appeal from the Order entered June 13, 1985 in the Court of Common Pleas of Wayne County, Civil Division, at Nos. 29-1984-0.C.D. "S-1" & 21-1984-Equity.

COUNSEL

Robert N. Bryan, Honesdale, for appellants.

Lee C. Krause, Honesdale, for appellee.

Cavanaugh, Beck and Johnson, JJ.

Author: Beck

[ 357 Pa. Super. Page 478]

The central issue on appeal is whether a devise of real property which is not in conformance with the applicable zoning ordinance is void. We find it is not void.

Gilbert Williams died testate on August 8, 1979. He made a holographic will by completing blank spaces in his own hand on a printed form. He disposed of his estate as follows:

To Barbara Williams,

     my house farm and all accessories 31 acres

To Paul Williams 1 acre to Park Trailor

     also 1-22 single shot rifle

To Ivan Williams 1 acre to ...


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