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Category Archives: Probate Questions

How Do I Challenge or Contest a Will or Trust in Massachusetts on the Basis of Undue Influence?

Posted by Alan Fanger It is not uncommon for wills or trusts to be made or changed due to undue influence, and fortunately, there are remedies available to challenge such actions and law that can work to the challenger’s benefit. … Continue reading »

What is an unnatural disposition?

A prospective client sat in my office a few weeks ago,  sobbing uncontrollably.   She had just learned that she had been completely cut out of her father’s will.   To be sure,   her relationship with her father had been difficult—she referred … Continue reading »

Do we have the right to challenge this Will?

Additional Information: My two uncles lived together in Needham, Massachusetts for years. One Uncle has Alzheimers and the other Uncle just died. My sister who has been caring for my Uncle for the last 3 years found a Will leaving … Continue reading »

Challenging a Will in Massachusetts – What is Undue Influence?

A very common legal matter in Probate litigation is a Will Contest. This is when an interested party challenges the validity of a Will. The question of Undue influence often arises — Did someone close to the deceased convince him … Continue reading »

Can I liquidate my trust fund?

Additional Information: Is it necessary to present a compelling need to trustees of trust fund in order to liquidate the trust? Trust language indicates “beneficiary will receive (1)all of the income and (2) so much of the principal as the … Continue reading »