Our highly experienced Chicago will contest attorneys will be your advocate and fight for your rights during your Chicago will dispute. Our attorneys help executors defend a will, beneficiaries or individuals who know their rights aren't being protected. Our dedicated teams of attorneys will ensure you are put in the best position to succeed and receive a favorable outcome.
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Will contests are claims against a will due to undue influence, mental incompetence, fraud or another impropriety. When a will is contested, the filing party is essentially asking for probate court to step in and invalidate the will. In this article, our Chicago will contest attorneys discuss who has standing to contest a well as well as the process of contention and the statute of limitations behind filing a will contest.
Undue influence is a cause of action in Chicago will contests that look to show a basis to have a will invalidated. This occurs when the testator has their will overpowered by another part's wrongful actions. One of the keys to undue influence during will contests is whether a fiduciary duty existed between the person accused of using undue influence and the testator. IN this article, our Chicago will contest attorney examine undue influence in will contests and give you the information you need to understand what it is and how they are used in will contests.