Unfortunately, probate does not always go smoothly. In this case, a will may be contested in court. This could be when the decedent had multiple wills or when there were many handmade amendments. The court will determine if this will is valid. In this case, an attorney will be required to protect your interests as a beneficiary or probate administrator. Attorney Aubrey Harry Ducker Jr. is an Orlando probate litigation attorney who assist clients with a wide range of probate litigation issues:
There are several factors that are likely to lead to probate dispute and possibly litigation. These instances, according to the American Bar Association (ABA), include:
Undue influence happens when a testator’s free will is “usurped by the will of another,” and such “manipulation of a person’s free will is essentially a psychological phenomenon.” Your attorney must be able to show what the testator’s real intentions were in order to prove undue influence. This is certainly a real concern among the more elderly and frail of testators.
There are numerous reasons why a party would dispute a will. For instance, they may believe that another person used undue influence to alter the will. Perhaps they think the probate administrator has defiled their fiduciary duties. Regardless of the specifics, the logic is usually that the beneficiary felt that they were unfairly left out. Or that there is wrongdoing on the behalf of another party. Challenges against a will may stem from the following:
Attorney Aubrey Harry Ducker Jr. assists a wide variety of clients, including heirs, beneficiaries, and omitted heirs in will contests, in addition to all of the following parties:
You will need an experienced attorney when a will is contested or when you wish to contest a will. Furthermore, an attorney has intimate knowledge concerning all matters of probate law. Call Attorney Aubrey Harry Ducker Jr. today for immediate assistance. Attorney Aubrey Harry Ducker Jr. has been assisting clients in elder and probate law since 1999.
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