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Category Archives: Probate Cases

Alan Successfully Strikes Affidavit of Objections in Will Contest

Posted by Alan Fanger Alan was recently successful in persuading the Norfolk County Probate Court to strike an affidavit of objections in a will contest,  thus ending the challenge to an amended will. The challenging parties filed a lengthy affidavit, … Continue reading »

Court Sides With Alan On Novel Legal Malpractice issue

In an issue of first impression,   a court has sided with Alan’s client in a case in which he represents an executor who has sued the attorney for the decedent for malpractice in his drafting of the decedent’s will. The … Continue reading »

Alan Settles Will Contest With Aknowledgement That Later Will Is Invalid

On May 4, 2012, Alan secured a settlement of a will contest for a client on terms highly favorable to the client. The client’s brother had executed a will in 2002, at which time the client and his brother owned … Continue reading »

Alan Secures Judgment on Complex Will Contest

            In a recent court decision,  Alan secured a judgment for his clients in a will contest involving a novel issue:    What happens when someone produces a later will in an attempt to invalidate an earlier will that was already … Continue reading »

Challenge the amendment of a trust

Clients are two of three children of a woman who died in 2007. In 1994 the decedent prepared a trust that sought to evenly divide certain bank and brokerage accounts equally among the three children. In 2006, the decedent amended … Continue reading »