The Van Winkle Law Firm assists clients in resolving disputes where the
validity of a will is in question. Our North Carolina estate planning
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