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Getting Help Contesting a Will

If you have recently had a loved one or family member pass away, you are likely facing some difficult emotional qualms. These can only be exacerbated by a dispute over the will, but unfortunately, many people in Chicago are facing will contest issues. Wills are contested for numerous reasons – if you think that the terms of your loved one’s will involves questionable circumstances, or you are involved in a will dispute, the attorneys of Peck Ritchey, LLC may help you evaluate the situation.

Reasons for Contesting a Will

It may be difficult to think about, but wills can be compromised in a number of ways. Sadly, there are many ways people might try to exploit the terms of an aging person’s will. The following are some common reasons why people contest a will:

  • Belief that a will writer was coerced / manipulated
  • Belief that a will writer was threatened / harmed
  • Belief that a will writer was not in his / her right mind when writing
  • Dispute with another beneficiary
  • Dispute with a fiduciary

These are all reasons why a will contest case might be right for you, and you can learn more about your legal options by talking with an experienced Chicago elder law attorney.

Contact an Elder Law Lawyer in Chicago

If you or someone you know wants to fight the terms of a will, you will likely benefit from legal assistance. To learn more about what a skilled Chicago probate attorney can do for you, call Peck Ritchey, LLC today at (855) 328-5787.