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Attorney Shapiro Can Help You Contest a Will

Call the Abilene Will Contest Lawyer at (310) 853-1554

The pursuit of a will contest is generally limited to an 'interested person,' which is defined by The Probate Code to include, but not be limited to, a decedent's spouse, registered domestic partner, children, heirs, testate beneficiaries, and creditors. Whether a particular person is considered an 'interested party' is determined on a case-by-case basis.

If you have reason to believe that there is some inconsistency with your loved one's will, we can help! Contact The Law Offices of JGJ CHAMBERS today!

How to Contest a Will

There are many instances where a will is not as accurate as it needs to be in order to stand up against opposition. This leads to numerous disputes that are best settled with the aid of an attorney.

A will may be contested based on, but not limited to, any of the following grounds:

  • Revocation
  • Lack of capacity
  • Fraud
  • Misrepresentation
  • Menace
  • Duress
  • Undue influence
  • Mistake
  • Lack of due execution
  • Forgery

An interested party may contest a will before or after a will enters into probate with the intention to prevent probate of the tendered will or to revoke a will that has been admitted to probate but it is a timely matter. While it is a legal document, a trust is often subject to the interpretation of all involved parties so it must be made with and scrutinized for specific language. If all the details are not completely clear, a legal battle may very well ensue.

Representation for Beneficiaries in Trust & Will Contests in Abilene

Contesting a will is a detailed legal process that requires a Abilene will contest lawyer who specializes in trust litigation in order to guarantee you are covering all aspects of your case and protecting what is rightfully yours. These proceedings can be difficult, time-consuming, and incredibly stressful.

The sooner you obtain experienced legal counsel, the sooner you can be more at ease with your present struggle, so contact a Abilene attorney today.

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