Defending Your Legal And Financial Interests In Will And Trust Contests
Estate litigation and will contests can be extremely contentious. A dispute over inheritance can tear families apart. Yet it is extremely important to understand and protect your legal and financial rights in the event you have concerns regarding the validity of the Will. Significant money can be at stake.
Beneficiaries, or those who should have been a beneficiary, have the legal right to object and question a Will in hopes of avoiding a distribution of assets which are against the deceased intentions. Those accused of mismanaging funds or otherwise under legal attack must be sure to have knowledgeable and aggressive representation to protect themselves.
Know Your Options
The experienced attorneys at Salem Shor & Saperstein, LLP, will help you with understand your legal rights and provide clear and informed guidance in these complex and stressful situations. We will tell you upfront about the merits of your case and whether litigation or other alternative may be right for you.
In addition to our significant experience and knowledge in all aspects of estate law and probate, we understand the value our clients place on knowing their rights and options. That is why we take the time to inform your options before proceeding with any matter. In an often difficult situation, you can rely on our experience and tenacity to help you determine the right course of action for your unique circumstances.
Premier Nassau County Will Contest Attorneys
Located in Lake Success, New York, our lawyers regularly help clients with matters such as:
- Fraud, if a will or trust has been improperly altered
- Lack of Capacity, if a will or trust has been signed by someone who lacked the necessary capacity to do so
- Undue influence, if a beneficiary exerted power over the testator to alter the terms of a will or trust
- Duress, if a beneficiary used threats or force to alter an estate plan
- Contested accountings, in which an executor or trustee may be mismanaging distributions or funds
- Fraudulent transfers, if you or a loved one is accused of avoiding creditors or making a fraudulent conveyance to qualify for Medicaid
Do Not Delay. Get An Experienced Estate Contest Advocate On Your Side.
Deadlines exist for contesting a will. If you believe fraud, undue influence or other improper behavior has resulted in an estate plan that is not what it should be, contact us at 866-308-2816 and ask to speak to Mr. Shor or Mr. Saperstein. All conversations are confidential and there is no obligation. You can also email us and we will respond promptly.