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What a Will Won’t Accomplish

What a Will Won’t Accomplish

That last will and testament you have tucked away? It may not be the last word on what happens to your stuff after you are gone. Instead, that legal document’s directives for doling out your wealth may be overruled by other paperwork and relevant laws.

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Celebrate Single Parent Day: Take Steps to Provide for Your Kids’ Future

In 1984, Congress issued a resolution, signed by President Reagan, establishing March 21st as National Single Parent Day: a day devoted to recognizing the dedication of single parents, who make self-sacrificial efforts to care for their children’s needs, and encouraging family members, friends, and communities to help provide an optimal …

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If I Successfully Bring A Will Contest Case, Does The Estate Pay Attorney’s Fees?

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman answers a common question about a will contest case and whether the estate pays for the attorney’s fees.

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If I Successfully Bring A Will Contest Case, Does The Estate Pay Attorney’s Fees?

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman answers a common question about a will contest case and whether the estate pays for the attorney’s fees. https://www.youtube.com/embed/FAzWDwiTjB4 Video Transcript: If you are successful in setting aside a will, you have, in essence, provided a benefit to that estate and a benefit to the court …

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How Long Does It Take To Resolve A Will Contest Case?

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman answers a common question about will contest cases and how they can be very time consuming for the estate process.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvmEOJkH5PYVideo Transcript: Will contest cases can be very, very time-consuming and involved.  It is always preferable that when members in a will contest can get together and …

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Will Is Declared Invalid Or Void In A Will Contest Case

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman answers a common question about what happens when a Will is declared invalid by the Probate Court.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tKpUWXNKQk Video Transcript: In a will contest, if the will is declared to be invalid or void, the court will then look at a prior executed will. This can even …

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What Are The Requirements To Show A Lack Of Capacity?

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What are the Signs of Undue Influence?

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman answers a common question about Undue Influence.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3RwgNXAoTIVideo Transcript: One of the signs of undue influence is a special relationship that might be different from a family relationship.  The examples we sometimes see are individuals who become separated from their family.  Individuals who might be procuring a …

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What Is The Difference Between Insanity And Lack Of Capacity?

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman answers a common question about the difference in insanity and a lack of capacity.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnVAz0sktKA Video Transcript: Insanity, in a legal sense, is a much higher burden to show in the legal system. You do not have to show that someone was insane in order to contest …

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In Florida, How Does A Presumption Of Undue Influence Affect A Will Contest Case?

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman answers a common question about undue influence in a will contest case. https://www.youtube.com/embed/V9SFDabc73M Video transcript: If the contestant of the will, that is the person who’s attacking the will, has established the necessary parts to show that there is a presumption of undue influence, then the burden …

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