Disputes frequently arise among heirs to an estate. Disinherited family members or unequal treatment among siblings can sometimes lead to claims of fraud, undue influence or challenges to the deceased person’s legal capacity to execute a valid testamentary instrument. This can occur when the deceased person changes their estate plan under suspicious circumstances or when the testamentary documents dispose of assets different from what the testator had discussed while alive.
Probate disputes also arise when it appears that the person managing a decedent’s estate has a conflict of interest, or is failing to perform his or her duties under the will or trust.
Marc Geffen Law has successfully litigated numerous probate matters. If your family is confronted with the need to challenge or defend a loved one’s estate plan, please call us for a confidential free initial consultation.