Our Rock Island County will contest attorneys are here to advocate for you and fight for your rights during your Rock Island County will dispute. We help executors defend a will, beneficiaries, or individuals who know their rights are not being protected. We have a dedicated team of attorneys that ensure you are in the best position to receive the most favorable outcome in your will matters.
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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 asks for a probate court to step in and invalidate the will. In this article, our Rock Island County will contest attorneys discuss who has standing to contest, 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 Rock Island County 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 Rock Island County 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.