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Probate Litigation

How may I challenge a will with a no-contest clause?

A will’s no-contest clause may lead you to reconsider challenging the terms that you believe left you unfairly disinherited. Originally referred to as “in terrorem” clauses — because of their intent to “instill terror” ...

Probate litigation allows you to challenge a suspect will

When you lose someone you love, you will almost certainly experience a range of painful emotions. When it is time to reveal the contents of the deceased’s last will and testament, these emotions can return, making you feel the pain of your loss all ...

Can you challenge the executor of an estate in court?

When someone dies, the executor of their estate usually has a pretty big job to handle. Most of the time, everything gets accomplished as it should. Even if there are minor conflicts between an executor of an estate and the heirs, those will generally get ...

How can you demonstrate diminished capacity in a will contest?

The judges working in probate court have to sift through countless challenges brought by family members and heirs to determine which ones have real grounds that justify challenging a will and which ones are the results of unhappy beneficiaries trying to u ...

The Importance of Estate Planning

A will is, in many ways, a person’s final words. It lays out their wishes for the future, including how they would like to see their assets and property distributed. It represents the individual’s voice for surviving loved ones. How unchangea ...