If you find your inheritance being reduced or eliminated and you want to take action to protect yourself in court, you may want to first consider California No Contest clauses. California Trusts and Wills often contain a no contest clause that states you will be disinherited if you challenge the terms of the Trust or Will. And while California no contest clauses have been severely limited in recent years under California law, they still can apply to certain actions you take to challenge a Trust or Will.
In this course, we discuss the application of California no contest clauses in more detail and offer our views on how best to deal with this difficult issue. If you would prefer to read about this topic, you can find our written blog post here.
In this video we cover the basic ground rules for California no contest clauses and provide the factual scenario we will use for the next two video lessons.
Partner Stewart Albertson provides his professional opinion on how to deal with California no contest clauses found in California Trusts and Wills.
Partners Stewart Albertson and Keith A. Davidson discuss their views of how to deal with California no contest clauses.