The Van Winkle Law Firm assists clients in resolving disputes where the
validity of a will is in question. Our attorneys have handled many will
contests, or caveats, involving claims that the person executing a will
lacked the required mental capacity, that the will was procured through
undue influence, that fraud or duress were at play when a will was signed,
or that the proper formalities were not followed when a will was signed.
The Van Winkle Law Firm brings an experienced team of estate planners and
estate litigators to will contest cases and undertakes a thorough investigation
of such matters.
- Successfully turned back a challenge to a will probated in Arizona, thereby
preserving a substantial bequest to a non-profit in Western North Carolina.
- Challenging a will that was executed by a mother shortly before her death
that disinherited some of her children.
- Successfully challenging a will prepared shortly before death thereby preserving