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Probate litigation matters can rip families apart

On Behalf of | May 16, 2019 | Probate Litigation |

Probate litigation is a serious matter that can rip families apart. The issue is that everyone sees the litigious matter as something personal. This can make it difficult for them to think logically about it, which just makes things more difficult to resolve. We understand that you want to ensure that your loved one’s wishes are followed, and we are here to help you work toward that goal.

You might think that probate litigation can only occur after a person passes away, but it is possible for it to occur beforehand. Matters that have to do with the advanced directives or powers of attorney designations might have to be handled when the person is unable to speak up for themselves.

Some issues that can come up after a person passes away have to do with the will and other points. These are often very difficult to work through because the estate plan must be followed. The issue that can occur sometimes is that a family member might challenge the contents based on factors like undue influence or by calling the ability of the person to understand what they were writing in the will into question.

We know that most families are ready to put these matters behind them. When a legal question arises about any aspect of the will or estate plan, finding solutions quickly is a priority. Having a long and drawn out battle over these matters can negatively impact what the heirs and beneficiaries will receive. In cases that start while the person is still alive, their medical care and other aspects of their life might be affected.