CA Trust, Estate & Probate Litigation

CA Trust, Estate & Probate Litigation

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Can You Escape a California No-Contest Clause?…Probably…

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Under California law, no-cotest clauses in California Trust and Wills have been substantially limited in their applicability.  In most cases they simply will not apply.  But even when a no-contest clause does apply, it may still be possible to escape its affects.  In this video, Stewart Albertson discusses when you can escape the harsh affects… Continue Reading

The Practical Considerations for Including a No Contest Clause in a Trust or Will

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In an earlier post we discussed the terrorizing effects of no contest clauses. For all the uncertainty the new no contest law has created—and the very real possibility that such clauses are rarely enforceable—many decedent’s doom the effectiveness of their own no contest clause themselves when including a no contest clause in their will or… Continue Reading