What You Need to Know About Before Contesting a Will in Florida

Contesting a will is a topic that a lot of people have questions about. Will contests are popularly used in films, books, and television as plot devices, but the reality is often a lot different than the fictional portrayal. Today we are going to look more closely at will contests in Florida, what they are, how they work, and what you need to know about them. As a general rule of thumb, complicated legal issues such as will challenges are not always easily explained in a simply blog post. This is doubly important if you are currently involved in a will contest or are considering one. Always talk to your estate planning attorney any time you have a question or concern about legal issues. Contesting a Will in Florida: Standing The idea of standing is essential to any will contest. In order to challenge a will, the petitioner (the person filing the lawsuit) has to have standing. If a petitioner fails to prove standing, a court will throw the will challenge out of court without considerin


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