Tag: Contested Estate

Why Lack of a Will Almost Guarantees a Contested Estate
Contested Estate
Posted June 03, 2021

As estate planning lawyers, we know that the last thing anyone wants is a contested estate. Illinois, like every other state in the nation, has its own set of intestate succession laws, which dictate how someone’s property will be distributed upon his or her death if there is no estate plan in place. Generally, under […]

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Should I Contest a Will or Trust?
Posted August 12, 2015

Should I Contest a Will or Trust? Provided By: Alan G. Orlowsky The death of a beloved friend or family member can be a time when those who loved the decedent draw closer to one another in celebration of the decedent’s life and legacy. Conversely, it can also be a time where tensions between surviving […]

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Widow of Robin Williams Contesting Estate
Posted March 10, 2015

Widow of Robin Williams Contesting Estate Provided By: Alan G. Orlowsky Contested Estates – The widow and children of famed comedian Robin Williams are fighting over his estate in court, according to theguardian. Filing paperwork in December and January, Williams’ wife, Susan Schneider Williams, accused the comedian’s children from previous marriages of taking personal items […]

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