East Brunswick, NJ asked in Probate for New Jersey

Q: If I just found my biological father in November 2021 and we were building a relationship and he passed away in October

He left everything to his neighbor. The will was dated November 2020. Can I contest as being Omitted Child?

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Morris Leo Greb
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Morris Leo Greb
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  • Probate Lawyer
  • Rockaway, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: You may be successful in such a claim. It will be worth your while to speak with an experienced probate attorney.

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
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  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Based on what you are saying you may have a chance of being successful in our claim. However the first thing a lawyer would need to do is to read the will.

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