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Probate Litigaton

Probate litigation generally stems from a beneficiary contesting a Will.  Wills can be contested when there is undue influence, fraud, mistake, duress, and for several other reasons.  A Will contest can also be prompted by the following situations:

  • An illegitimate child who asserts a claim on an estate.
  • A spouse who wants a larger share.
  • A claim to an asset not currently in the estate.
  • Or, the filing of a claim of wrongful death on behalf of the estate.

The personal representative is always listed as the party representing the estate.

The major downfall to probate litigation is the possibility that litigation against the estate can bankrupt the estate leaving nothing to litigate over in the end.  For that reason, it is always best to settle probate issues outside of the courts for all parties involved.


You may think that your wealth is safe and that you don't need protection.  But don't delude yourself and accept reality — for every 60 minutes you spend making money, spend 60 seconds thinking about how to protect it!

The Presser Law Firm, P.A. - Asset Protection Attorney
Located at 6199 N. Federal Highway Boca Raton, FL 33487. View Map
Phone: (561) 953-1050