Contested Wills Are On the Rise

In this day and age, divorces are very common, and so are remarriages, thus increasing the likelihood of family conflicts and contested wills. The increase of re-marriages has caused for there to be an entanglement of asset distribution when formulating wills. People who have remarried for the second or third time often times exclude previous children from their first marriage,... Read More

Deceased Woman’s Will Contested by Heirs

In Massachusetts, heirs are contesting the last will and testament of Ms. Helen Kendall. They argue that there were no witnesses present while Ms. Kendall signed her will while in the presence of a notary at a bank. Her will, however, bears the witness signatures of two bank tellers. The bank tellers were not present while Ms. Kendall signed her... Read More