When there are obvious mistakes in the will, for example an initial or an address number is wrong, what two things can a court do to resolve the mistake?
1. The court can ignore certain details making the ambiguity latent. Since the ambiguity is now latent, extrinsic evidence can be admitted to figure out what the testators intent was.
2.Falsa demonstratio non nocet (mere erroneous description does not vitate). Where there are several particulars in the description, the less essential particulars may be dropped provided the rest of the description fits clearly