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Contesting a Will After it Has Been Admitted to Probate

The time limits or what lawyers call the statute of limitations for contesting a will is determined by reference to the date the will was admitted to probate. A will can be filed for probate anytime within fours years of the death of the testator. A person then has...

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Learn About Filing Two Different Wills in Probate Court

The law requires that a proceeding contesting a will be filed within two years of the time that the will was admitted to probate. But what if someone has a newer, different will in their possession than the one admitted to probate?  In that situation, it may be...

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Can you probate a will after four years?

A will has to be filed for probate within four years of the death of the testator. After four years, a will can be filed as a muniment of title but only if the person filing the will is not "in default." When a late filed will is opposed, the issue is usually...

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Texas Statute of Limitations for Contesting a Will

Basic Rule In general, a will contest must be filed within two years from the date the will is admitted to probate. Click on the highlighted terms to read about what "admitted to probate" means. Contesting a Will in Texas Time Limits Basic Rule 2 years from date will...

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Texas Statute of Limitations Limits Your Time!

It is important that you contact an attorney as soon as you suspect that there is a problem with an estate in which you have an interest. Even if you don't have a current interest but only a future interest it is necessary to contact an attorney now. If you wait, the...

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