Few things are as difficult in life as losing a loved one. A loss becomes even more unfortunate when family members or other heirs of the deceased become greedy after the death and want more than they are entitled to. This greed sometimes manifests itself in the form of immoral conduct surrounding the deceased’s will. Such immoral conduct may include fraud, forgery, or the withholding of a subsequent will. If you are a California resident and you believe you are being “cut out” of an estate by immoral conduct then you may need to challenge the last will and testament. Our San Bernardino probate lawyer assists with such matters. Contact our office today to speak with an attorney.
Probate attorney assisting San Bernardino residents with will disputes involving fraud, forgery, and other circumstances
There are a number of reasons why a will may be invalidated. The most common reasons include challenging a will due to lack of capacity or disputing a last will and testament due to undue influence. There are other reasons, however, why one may wish to dispute a will in California. These may include acts of fraud such as an heir switching pages in the will. Other circumstances include acts of forgery such as an heir generating a false will. Whichever of these situations you face, it is important that you retain an attorney with experience in handling such situations.
Our probate attorney assists San Bernardino residents, and others in California, with disputing wills which are fraudulent or forged. Once retained, we file an “Objection to Petition and Will Contest” immediately after the probate has been opened. We will use the discovery process (which is how one obtains information from other involved parties) to uncover evidence of fraud. If necessary, we also employ experts, such as handwriting analysts, to show that the document was forged or otherwise altered. We ensure that you know what to expect from the process and that you are prepared for trial. You can rest assured that, throughout your case, we will be in regular contact and will make ourselves available to answer your questions. Contact us today to schedule an initial consultation with our lawyer. We also service Rancho Cucamonga, Fontana, Ontario, Victorville, Rialto, Hesperia, Chino, Upland, Apple Valley, Redlands, Highland, Colton, Yucaipa, Montclair, elsewhere in the Inland Empire, as well as Los Angeles.
Lawyers who stay in contact with their California clients while a will is being disputed
We understand the frustration that many people feel with lawyers. Much of that frustration comes from people not being able to get in contact with their counsel. Our firm strives to provide clients, wherever they are in or outside of California, with a quality experience. Our promise is to promptly return phone calls, email messages, and other correspondence. We regularly meet with and follow up with our clients. We understand that this is a frustrating time for you and reaching your attorney should not be another source of frustration. Contact us today.
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