A life insurance policy is often a large part of a decedent’s estate. Collecting on this policy after death may require multiple items of documentation.
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When a person dies, a life insurance policy may be a significant asset that is part of the estate. Locating the policy may be difficult.
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.
I’m not getting what I’m supposed to from my parents’ estate. What can I do about it?
The law for California will contests, probate litigation, and trust litigation is mostly found in the California Probate Code.
My sister and I are the co-trustees of my parents trust. I want to sell their home now that they are dead but she doesn’t want to sell. What can I do?
Disagreements between co-trustees is a fairly common occurrence. Find out more of what you should do if a disagreement should arise between the co-trustees.
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.