A will contest is a formal challenge to the validity of part or all of a will. Will contests can be avoided by enlisting the services of an experienced probate lawyer.
A will can be contested on multiple grounds, each with its own set of complications. The increase in second families as a result of late in life marriages has created complex issues in the distribution of estates. It is crucial to retain a highly experienced New York will contest lawyer to ensure that the intent of the decedent is defended.