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Anticipating Will Contests and How to Avoid Them

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dc.contributor.author Beyer, Gerry W.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-16T21:12:54Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-16T21:12:54Z
dc.date.issued 2011-09-30
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10601/1902
dc.description Estate Administration Seminar in San Antonio, TX en_US
dc.description.abstract An estate planner must always be on guard when drafting instruments which may supply incentive for someone to contest a will. Anytime an individual would take more through intestacy or under a prior will, the potential for a will contest exists, especially if the estate is large. Although will contests are relatively rare, the prudent attorney must recognize situations which are likely to inspire a will contest and take steps during the drafting stage to reduce the probability of a will contest action and the chances of its success. This article begins by discussing the situations where a will contest is more likely and then discusses a wide range of techniques which may be helpful in preventing will contests.
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Texas Bankers Association en_US
dc.subject Estate planning en_US
dc.subject Will contest en_US
dc.title Anticipating Will Contests and How to Avoid Them en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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