Tag: Contesting a Will

What are Some of the Difficulties Encountered When Contesting a Will or Trust?
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Posted March 09, 2022

Contesting A Will Or Trust Many people believe that challenging something in a will is an easy process. However, although it is possible, it is not easy, and people who try to challenge a will or a trust, often face numerous legal hurdles. Getting Evidence One hurdle that someone who tries to contest estate documents […]

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What are the Chances of Successfully Challenging a Will in Illinois?
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Posted December 28, 2021

When a will is drafted, and there are a lot of possible beneficiaries or people who stand to inherit something from the will, there is often a disappointment. That’s because sometimes, there just aren’t enough assets in the estate for every beneficiary to get everything that he or she wants. Other times, personal conflicts result […]

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The Difficulty of Contesting a Will vs Challenging a Trust
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Posted February 18, 2020

How Do You Stop Someone From Contesting A Trust? One of the most important tasks of an estate planning attorney is to ensure the tools used to create an estate plan can stand up to a legal challenge by a beneficiary. This is especially important when drafting a will because it is generally considered easier […]

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Contesting a Will in Illinois
Posted December 04, 2014

Contesting a Will in Illinois By: Alan G. Orlowsky While around 99 percent of all wills that go through probate pass through without incident, sometimes issues arise surrounding the distribution of assets or other areas within the will. When this happens, the will is deemed “contested.” Only certain people involved in the estate can contest […]

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