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4 Tips to Avoid a Will Contest

A Will Contest is a court action brought by the next of kin, or beneficiary in a previous Will, who is seeking to have a Will rejected by a Court.  Will contests generally arise when the individual was left out of the Will or received less from the Will than he anticipated.

A Will Contest can be both emotionally and financially taxing to an estate and the representative, family members and heirs involved.  A testator, the person creating a will, should consider what he can do to avoid such a challenge.

The question then is, what can be done to minimize the chances of a will contest. The following are… Read the rest