CA Trust, Estate & Probate Litigation

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Category Archives: Will Contests

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Who’s Pulling Your Strings? The Warning Signs of Undue Influence

Posted in Abuse & Fraud, Beneficiary, Capacity & Undue Influence, Elder Abuse, Fraud, Lack of Capacity, Litigation, Trust Contests, Uncategorized, Undue Influence, Will Contests
THE FOLLOWING IS A TRANSCRIPT OF THIS VIDEO. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CLICK HERE Hi, this is Keith Davidson with Albertson & Davidson. In this video, I want to talk about some of the warning signs that you should be aware of to clue you in that undue influence might be taking place with one of… Continue Reading

Up to the Challenge? Can I Contest A Will On My Own In California Or Do I Have To Have A Lawyer?

Posted in Abuse & Fraud, Beneficiary's Corner, Capacity & Undue Influence, Litigation, Trust & Will Contests, Trust Contests, Trusts, Videos, Will Contests
THE FOLLOWING IN A TRANSCRIPT OF THIS VIDEO. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CLICK HERE Hi, this is Stewart Albertson with Albertson and Davidson and we get this question every now and then, and the question is: Do I really need to hire a lawyer for my trust contest or will contest or can I do it… Continue Reading

Undue Influence: Convincing a Person NOT To Act

Posted in Capacity & Undue Influence, Trust Contests, Undue Influence, Videos, Will Contests
Can you unduly influence someone NOT to take an action?  In nearly all Trust and Will disputes, an undue influence claim is brought to overturn a Trust or Will that was executed while the elder was unduly influenced.  But not every Trust and Will case turns on action, sometimes inaction can be just as damaging.… Continue Reading

Contract to Make a Will

Posted in Videos, Will Contests
Have you ever had someone promise to leave you something at their death in return for you taking care of that person?  You may have a contract to make a Will, which is enforceable in California.  In this video, Stewart Albertson discusses the way in which you can enforce a contract to make a Will… Continue Reading

The Unintended Will Revocation

Posted in Will Contests
You may be surprised to learn that your Will could be revoked without you even knowing it.  Under Probate Code section 6124, if your original Will was in your possession at the time of death and if the original Will cannot be found, the law presumes that you destroyed the Will with the intent to… Continue Reading
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