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Blog: Will contest

Updated: 06.01.2022
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How to Contest a Will and Win: Full Guide

It can be shocking and even infuriating to be cut out of someone’s will. You might have assumed you would inherit under the will, or the...
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Updated: 04.18.2023
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Will vs. Trust in California: What to Choose in 2022

How do you compare a living trust vs. a will in California? Wills and trusts both allow you to dispose of your property to beneficiaries. Beyond...
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Updated: 10.28.2020
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Online Estate Planning Programs

For many young parents this scenario is familiar: You and your spouse are flying across the country for some family event-a wedding, the death of a...
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Updated: 01.11.2024
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Salvador Dalí

This week the Telegraph reported that Salvador Dalí’s body will be exhumed as part of a lawsuit involving his purported illegitimate daughter...
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Updated: 10.28.2020
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The Limited Effectiveness of “No Contest” Clauses in California Trust & Estate Litigation

A “no contest clause,” according to California Probate Code section 21310(c), is “a provision in an otherwise valid instrument...
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Updated: 12.24.2020
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Prince’s Estate Dispute

On April 21, 2016, Prince was found dead at his Paisley Park complex in Minnesota from an accidental overdose. With no recognized Will or established...
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Updated: 10.28.2020
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The 8 Stages of California Trust & Estate Litigation: Trial

Although most trust, estate, and elder abuse cases eventually settle, we prepare each case as if it will go to trial. All of the stages previously...
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