Can I challenge the will or trust in probate court even if there is a no contest clause? It is important to know that the existence of a no contest clause is usually meaningless.
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None. There is no form to fill out to file a trust contest. Trust contests, and will contests, require a petition to be filed with the probate court.
If you want to challenge a will or trust or want to remove an executor or trustee then you have two options. You can hire a probate or trust litigator on an hourly basis or on a contingency fee.
Accusing someone of altering or forging documents in a decedent’s Will or Trust is an extremely serious allegation.
Forgery of a will or trust in California can result in the rightful beneficiaries of a person’s estate not receiving the property that they are intended to receive.
Filing a lawsuit against the trustee of a trust can be a costly endeavor. However, it also may be necessary to protect your interests and the assets held in the trust. If you think that you may need to engage in Riverside trust litigation, take these steps.
Modifying an irrevocable trust is not a simple procedure. If changing trust terms were easy, it would increase the potential for the intent of the creator of a trust to be overlooked. California probate laws, however, do outline limited circumstances under which a trust can be changed or terminated.
Unfortunately for the rightful beneficiaries of an estate, even a frivolous will contest in San Diego will cost money to defend. Contact our office to schedule a case evaluation today.