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A Will Contest Law Firm Bucks County PA Residents Turn to for Help

will contest law firm Bucks County, PAWere you left out of a will wrongfully? Our will contest law firm in Bucks County; PA may be able to help you. Our attorneys are well versed in estate law and related laws that affect the distribution of assets. There are many reasons why someone might feel the need to contest a will, and if this is something you’re contemplating, give our office a call. An attorney from our will contest law firm can provide you with a case review at no charge.

Contesting a Will

When someone challenges a will, they must have a legally recognized reason for doing so. Without a legal basis for the challenge, the will contest will fail. Just being upset about the result is not enough. When you work with an attorney from Klenk Law, we will make sure that your circumstances are applicable so that you do not waste time and money in the process of contesting a will.

Legally Valid Reasons to Contest a Will

As mentioned, there are many reasons why someone might contest a will, and there are many reasons that a court will consider valid for doing so. Below are some of the most common reasons entered into court for contesting a will, but it is not all-inclusive. As a will contest law firm that has been available to the Bucks County, PA community for many years, we recognize that every situation is unique. If your reason is not listed below, we encourage you to consider contacting us at Klenk Law regardless to inquire about your case.

Non-Exclusive List of Legal Basis for Will Contests

  • It is not the deceased’s last will, and you have concrete information to back this up. You may even have a copy of a newer will or know of its existence and possible location.
  • The deceased was under the influence of someone who did not have their best interests in mind and as such, influenced how the deceased wrote their will. For example, someone pretended to be a caring individual with the sole goal of inheriting all of the deceased’s assets.
  • The will is a forgery. You may need the assistance of a will contest law firm in Bucks County, PA to perform an analysis of the document to determine authenticity. At Klenk Law, we have such experts within our professional network on whom we can rely if necessary.
  • The deceased was not of sound mind or body when they wrote their will. In legal terms, he didn’t possess testamentary capacity. As an experienced will contest law firm in Bucks County, PA, we pursued this will contest basis.  To succeed, the judge must receive information obtained by subpoena and depositions. Expert testimony is often required.  For this reason, we will call on medical experts within our professional network when necessary.  The judge will need a competent physician’s statement.

Contact our legal team at Klenk Law if you might benefit from the legal services of a will contest law firm Bucks County, PA respects.

 

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