Undue Influence – Will Contest

Undue Influence:  The use of undue influence on a testator is a major cause of a subsequent will contest.   Elderly individuals, who live alone and lack caring friends and family nearby, are particulary susceptible to undue influence by someone who is less than ethical and motivated by money and greed.

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Contesting a Will

A will contest is an action to set aside a will that has been admitted to probate.  This action, which may be filed by any interested party, allows for an opportunity to investigate the circumstances related to:

Execution of the will (properly witnessed, with testator of sound mind and acknowledging the signing);
The capacity of the testator
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