Category: Will Challenges

Probate Issues: What is Undue Influence?

Fri May 28, 2021 | Probate |

It is not uncommon for people’s priorities to change during the course of their lifetime. Relationships sour, certain causes become more important than before, or people find themselves with more assets to dispose of than they had previously. As a result, people routinely make changes to their wills. Unfortunately, these […]

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Who Can Challenge a Will?

Thu Dec 17, 2020 | Will Challenges |

When drafting a will, most people will focus on what assets will pass to their heirs. Unfortunately, they often fail to consider the challenges that may be raised or who may raise them. There are multiple parties that can challenge a will, some of which are more obvious than others. […]

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What Can I Do if I’m Left Out of a Will?

Fri Feb 14, 2020 | Will Challenges |

Getting left out of a will can come as a tremendous shock. Not only is it hurtful, but it can raise questions as to whether the will is valid. Furthermore, important assets may now be at risk, causing substantial harm to your future security. If you’ve been unpleasantly surprised to […]

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Is it Really Possible to Disinherit Someone?

Fri Mar 29, 2019 | Will Challenges |

You’ve likely seen something like this in a movie: At the reading of the will of a recently deceased family patriarch, the executor dramatically reveals that one or more heirs have unexpectedly been disinherited as a form of revenge for a long-ago transgression. But does this actually happen in real […]

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