Category Archives: Will Contests

Will Contests
Aug 10, 2020

Challenging a will? Be ready for what comes with it

When you feel that there’s a valid reason to do so, challenging a will is sometimes necessary. Unfortunately, there may be consequences to the process that you may not anticipate. It’s smart to be prepared for what can happen. One of the most difficult things…

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Jul 11, 2020

Did your loved one have the capacity to sign a will?

While estate planning and wills are meant to bring forth the desires of an individual after they pass, there are situations when they do not act as such. Sometimes, you must contest an estate plan because you suspect that it does not line up with…

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Jun 23, 2020

Did a sibling use undue influence on your parent?

No one wants to get involved in an estate dispute involving their siblings, especially at an emotional time after a parent has just passed away. Unfortunately, it does happen. Estate issues are very common and you may have a valid reason to dispute a will.…

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Jun 03, 2020

Who can contest a will?

When a loved one passes away, their will is one of the ways that they might pass assets down to individuals and other entities. There are instances in which the will might not contain what someone thought it was supposed to. This might lead to…

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May 18, 2020

5 reasons to remove a trustee in Los Angeles

When a relative enlists someone as a trustee to administer their estate on behalf of you and your family, they hope their choice works out. Sometimes, things do not work out, and you and the other beneficiaries may want to remove the trustee. Here are…

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Apr 23, 2020

Know the reasons to contest a will

Some people know the contents of their loved one’s will before the person passes away. But there are cases in which the contents are much different than what was expected. In these circumstances, there might be a need to file a challenge to the will.…

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Mar 30, 2020

How to choose the right executor for your estate

Having a solid estate plan can ease the way for your heirs once you’re gone — but only if you choose the right executor for your estate. A bad choice could lead to unnecessary delays, unexpected tax consequences and possibly even lawsuits among your heirs. Who do…

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Mar 09, 2020

Last will or estate plan fraud may involve actual professionals

When people talk about their concerns regarding an estate plan, the focus is often on whether a family member or caregiver exerted undue influence. They may also question whether your loved one no longer had the necessary testamentary capacity at the time that they created…

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Feb 18, 2020

What steps can you take if you are left out of a will?

The death of a loved one can be incredibly sad and, in some cases, a traumatic experience. However, that pain can be magnified if you discover you were left out of a will, whether you assumed or were told that you would be included. To…

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