Estate plans are a set of instructions about the handling of possessions after individuals pass away. These plans are usually followed without any issues, but there are some instances in which people who are left behind don’t believe that the way things are set up are truly indicative of what the person wanted. We can let you know if you have legal grounds to contest a will or fight back against an estate plan component that you believe isn’t correct.
Contesting a will is a big step. It can pull you and your family members apart, especially if they don’t agree with the reason for the challenge. You need to think carefully about this. One of the first things to do is to come up with a plan.
You need to have a valid reason to have the will contested. Undue influence is one of the more common reasons for contesting a will. You might also challenge the will if you don’t think that the person was in one’s right mind when the estate plan was created. We can help you evaluate the circumstances and determine what course of action you might need to take.
We know that you probably want to get everything taken care of so that you don’t have it hanging over your head. This is another consideration when you are trying to decide what you are going to do. A probate litigation will result in a court battle that can draw the process out. Let professionals lend a hand during such an important time so you can grieve in peace, knowing your loved one’s estate will be managed as he or she wished.