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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 Peoria 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 Peoria 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 Peoria 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.
In this article, our Peoria County will contest lawyers discuss lack of testamentary capacity as used in will contests as a cause of action. We examine how a testator would lack the ability to create a will as well the time and execution of the will and whether they had the capacity to understand who their immediate family was, their property owned and planned disposition of property.