Fairburn, GA asked in Probate and Estate Planning for Georgia

Q: If I were to contest this will, what are the things that I am going to need to prove?

Also, what are some things I should look for if this said will was believed to be a fake will???

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James Clifton
James Clifton
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Fayetteville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: If you are going to challenge the legitimacy of a will, you should consider hiring an attorney as many of the arguments involve technical legal issues. Below is a non-exhaustive list of possible challenges to the will.

1) The will was not signed, witnessed, or notarized properly;

2) The will was forged;

3) The testator (signer) was unduly influenced or coerced to sign the will;

4) The testator was not mentally competent at the time of signing; or

5) The will has been altered after its signature.

Schedule a free consultation to go over all of the possibilities.

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