Tuckahoe, NY asked in Estate Planning and Probate for New York

Q: Can I revoke a consent from a "waiver of process consent to probate" form I was coerced into signing?

In February 2021 my sibling asked me to sign a waiver of process consent to probate form. I didn't want to sign it. I asked for a copy of the will and was denied. She and her brother said if I don't sign it the court was going to take the house. She said my brother signed the same waiver who is not in the will at all. I was coerced into signing.

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Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel
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  • Probate Lawyer
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: It is very hard to revoke a consent. From the post you were not coerced. You just did not seek good legal advice.

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Benjamin Z. Katz
Benjamin Z. Katz
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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: If you wish to contest the appointment of the petitioner, you should consult with an attorney to explore challenging the appointment as Executor.

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