Q: Can i contest a will after father has been dead for less then 2 years
Father was to sick to change will after DNA was taken .
A: Yes. So long as you have standing to contest the will - meaning you would have inherited if there was not a will or if you were in an earlier will. You will need an attorney to represent your interests.
A: The Will that was Probated will have to be attacked according to what happened at the time of, and just before, Will execution. Your Father's mental state, etc after that time is usually irrelevant. But hopefully the Probate is not closed and the assets are not distributed yet.
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