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Learn the First Step in Contesting a Will in Texas

The first thing that you must do in Texas when you have an idea that you may be contesting a will is to contact a Texas attorney and you should contact the lawyer as soon as possible. Since contesting a will is litigation, you need to contact a lawyer who is familiar with litigation. Some lawyers...

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Contesting a will with a no contest clause.

Most wills have a no contest clause in them. These no contest clauses are also called in terrorem clauses. I have described these here. Many people ask if these no contest clauses mean that they can't contest a will. The answer to that question is no. Courts are reluctant to enforce these clauses...

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Learn How to Successfully Contest a Will in Texas

Learn How to Successfully Contest a Will in Texas

First Thing The first thing that you must do when you have an idea that you may be challenging a will is to contact a Texas attorney and you should contact the lawyer as soon as possible. Since contesting a will is litigation, you need to contact a lawyer who is familiar with litigation. Some...

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Can I contest a will without an attorney

Can I contest a will without an attorney

Will contests are litigation cases. They are complicated because the Rules of Evidence and the Rules of Civil Procedure must be observed. A judge is under a legal obligation not to favor one party over the other so (s)he will not be able to tell you what to do or when to do it if you try to...

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What happens when you contest a will

What happens when you contest a will

After gathering all the information from you, your attorney will file the contest in the appropriate court. Through your attorney, you will be able to present your side of the case. At the end of the trial, the jury will decide based on the facts presented in evidence. After a successful will...

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