After your loved one passes away, you will likely dread the day when you have to start going through his or her belongings. This is often a very difficult time for family members. If your loved one had a will, this process might be a bit easier because it would include information about who get what; however, this isn't always a smooth process.
We know that some family members feel like the estate plan left behind might not be correct. Some potential problems, such as accusations of the estate plan being made under duress might occur. When these arise, the estate might end up having to go through the probate litigation process.
No matter which side of the issue you are on, we are here to help you learn about your rights. We can help you learn what the valid grounds for contesting a will are, as well as what grounds wouldn't be considered valid.
We understand that handling your loved one's estate in a manner that is consistent with what he or she would have wanted is important to you. We are here to help you explore the ways you might be able to get this to happen. In some cases, going to court will be necessary, but other cases might be resolved through mediation.
You should be ready to fight for what you think is right. We will stand by you and help you present your case or negotiate with the other side. Ultimately, you have to decide how you are going to proceed and what outcome you are willing to accept.