Wills

June 15, 2020
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What Happens When Someone Without a Will Dies?

Planning for death can be an uncomfortable topic. It’s no surprise many people, despite responsibilities to family, put it off for as long as possible. Unfortunately, it’s difficult to predict the future, and death can happen before a will is put in place. When this occurs, […]
June 2, 2020

How to Dispute a Fake Will

Will fraud or probate fraud is a serious offense that should immediately be challenged. Unfortunately, cases that require a fake will dispute are continually growing, so it’s essential to recognize the indicators and know how to take action fast. Confirming that fraud has taken place is […]
May 8, 2020
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What Is ‘Undue Influence’ and How Does it Relate to Wills

After a loved one passes and it comes time to go over the will, surprises occasionally crop up. Unfortunately, some of the surprises are unpleasant as survivors learn that details of the will appear to run contrary to expectations of the deceased’s wishes or interests. When […]
April 13, 2020

What To Do If You Suspect a Fraudulent Will

Our expert estate attorneys can guide you in contesting potential fraud No one likes the idea of having to contest a will. It’s a lengthy, complicated undertaking, but sometimes it is the only way to see justice served and to preserve the intentions and wishes of […]
February 24, 2020

Challenging & Contesting a Forged Will

Going to the reading of a loved one’s will, only to find it vastly different than what you expect or what was communicated to you by your loved one before death, is a frustrating situation. If you have reason to believe the will was forged, you […]
September 16, 2019

Why All New Parents Need a Will

If you’re reading this, it most likely means you are a parent — congratulations! It also means you may be concerned about what will happen to your child(ren) should you unexpectedly pass away. We have outlined the top 4 Reasons why wills for new parents are […]
July 16, 2019
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Who Exactly Needs A Will?

Who needs a will? If you’re reading this, you probably need a will. If you have people you care about, or own any possessions, it’s wise to have a will. With that said, there are some who need a will more urgently than others. If you’re […]
July 15, 2019
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Can I Update My Will?

Any time there is a major change in your life, it is a best practice to update your will. Major changes are usually a marriage, divorce, or the birth of a child. Additionally, there may come a time when you want to change your beneficiaries, or […]
July 8, 2019
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A Thorough Explanation of What a ‘Last Will & Testament’ Is

How Do Wills Work? For centuries, last wills and testaments (commonly simplified to “wills”) have been a critical part of society. The main purpose of will are to distribute money, materials, and other possessions. Without a legal will, the control is essentially out of the hands […]