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We represent heirs who believe they have been shortchanged in a family member's estate due to interference, often not discovered until after death or when a new will is filed.
This article provides tips for personal representatives to avoid trouble while fulfilling their duties as heirs who have petitioned the probate court to remove their role.
This article discusses the process of removing the personal representative of an estate, a type of estate litigation that involves probate, trusts, and wills.
With pleasure, the Gormley Law Office provides this information on will challenges and estate disputes. This article discusses the grounds, or legal justifications, for opposing a will.
Contesting a will is the topic of this article. We've written a whole series on estate litigation, which is what this kind of dispute involves.
The procedures that must be taken to stop this form of theft can vary because there are so many different ways it can happen. It can be challenging to obtain access to many of the documents we described in our last piece if you live far away or have a tense relationship with your parents.
It's critical to intervene quickly if you have suspicions that someone is taking from a parent or a loved one. In this case, a strong offense is the best form of defense. Even if you file a lawsuit, it may not be possible to undo the transfer of property or get items that were gifted to a person returned to the estate.
In essence, inheritance theft is when someone else takes your inheritance in questionable ways. There are numerous methods for this to occur.
Estate litigation is a legal process that involves resolving disputes and conflicts related to the distribution, management, and administration of a deceased person's estate. When someone passes away, their assets, debts, and final wishes become the subject of careful legal consideration.
The Personal Representative is responsible for filing accounting forms in probate proceedings, which ensures transparency around the estate administration. The accounting forms tell the court about costs, distributions and other expenses related to the administration of the estate.