The “Estate Planning and Estate Litigation Blog Series” is a comprehensive and informative collection of articles and resources designed to provide valuable insights into the complex and often multifaceted world of estate planning and estate litigation. This blog series serves as a trusted source of information for individuals, families, legal professionals, and financial advisors seeking guidance on a wide range of topics related to estate planning and the legal aspects that may arise after a person’s passing.

Proving Undue Influence

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.

Legal Bases for Challenging a Will

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.

Four More Ways to Stop Inheritance Theft in Your Family

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.

Preventing Inheritance Theft in Your Family

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.

What is Inheritance Theft?

In essence, inheritance theft is when someone else takes your inheritance in questionable ways. There are numerous methods for this to occur.

What is Estate Litigation?

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.