Thorsen was a serious wake-up call to estate planners in Virginia and beyond. It also further opened the door for intended (and disappointed) will beneficiaries to sue the will-drafting lawyer. As we thought may happen, the General Assembly of Virginia took action during its recent session to fix the Thorsen decision legislatively.
Source: UPDATE: Can an Intended (and Disappointed) Beneficiary Still Sue a Will’s Drafter?: The General Assembly of Virginia Enacts a Statutory Fix to the Thorsen Decision | LeClairRyan – JDSupra