What Is Independent Legal Advice Within The Context Of A Will Contest Case?

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Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman elaborates on how independent legal advice is important to will contest cases and who to acquire that advice from.

Transcript: In a will contest case, one of the phrases you’ll hear by attorneys (that that are familiar with this kind of work) is they say “it’s not just a will contest, it’s an attack on the attorney that prepared that will”. Therefore, in any circumstance, when you’re preparing a will or working with an attorney, you need to make sure that that attorney is providing you with independent advice. Sometimes seeking out an attorney that may be a member of the family or may be a beneficiary under the terms of the will, could negate the concept that the will was prepared with independent advice from a Florida lawyer.

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