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Challenge a Will Under These Legal Grounds in Passaic County

The loss of a loved one can be a difficult period in your life. Unfortunately, when it comes time to administer a deceased friend’s or family member’s last will and testament, there are sometimes valid concerns about the legality of that document. There are several legal grounds for challenging a will in Passaic County, NJ. [...]

By |June 9th, 2017|Wills & Probate|Comments Off on Challenge a Will Under These Legal Grounds in Passaic County

Will, Trust and Estate Litigation: Protecting Your Rights in Passaic County

In a perfect world, when someone died, their property and other assets would be managed by a trusted person or professional fiduciary of their choosing. What’s more, estate assets would be distributed to the people and/or charitable organizations that were most important to the deceased person, according to his or her wishes. Of course, we [...]

By |June 8th, 2017|Wills & Probate|Comments Off on Will, Trust and Estate Litigation: Protecting Your Rights in Passaic County

Can a Will be Contested in NJ?

There's no easy way to deal with someone's death, especially if it's a person you knew and loved. The permanent absence of a person close to you, whether sudden or foreseen, has a tendency to interfere with your life, to intrude on your daily routine and, in some cases, impact your judgment and decision making [...]

By |April 15th, 2016|Wills & Probate|Comments Off on Can a Will be Contested in NJ?

New Jersey Probate Process: The Complete Guide

When someone passes away, their life ends. The impact of their life, however, does not. They leave behind loved ones and memories, stories and a legacy. And many people leave behind financial assets, artwork, jewelry, real estate and personal property. Combined, all of those things make up what is called the "estate" of the deceased, [...]

By |April 8th, 2016|Wills & Probate|Comments Off on New Jersey Probate Process: The Complete Guide

Can You Contest a Will After Probate?

Dealing with the death of a loved one is hard. Whether expected or sudden, the loss of someone close to you can be emotionally devastating, often disrupting your life and the lives of your family. And then there’s dealing with estate matters of the deceased. With luck, your relative’s affairs were in order and distribution [...]

By |February 12th, 2016|Wills & Probate|Comments Off on Can You Contest a Will After Probate?

Is it Time to Hire An Estate Litigation Attorney in Bergen County?

There are few things in life more disruptive than the death of a loved one. It doesn't really matter whether their passing was sudden or expected. Either way, when one life ends, others are put on hold. For those who were particularly close to the deceased, the sense of loss is often overwhelming. Family finances [...]

By |August 18th, 2015|Wills & Probate|Comments Off on Is it Time to Hire An Estate Litigation Attorney in Bergen County?

Should I Hire A Will Contest Attorney in Bergen County?

If you've recently suffered the loss of a loved one, you don't need to be reminded of how difficult dealing with such a tragedy can be and how significantly it can impact your life. Depending on how close you were to the deceased, the emotional turmoil may seem overwhelming. Yet, as hard as it may [...]

By |July 21st, 2015|Wills & Probate|Comments Off on Should I Hire A Will Contest Attorney in Bergen County?

The Benefits of Hiring an Estate Lawyer in Passaic County, NJ

It is said that "There's nothing certain in life but death and taxes." However, planning what happens to the money you have, what you own, and who gets what after you die is perhaps one of the most important things you can do for your loved ones. To ensure that those you leave behind are [...]

By |July 17th, 2015|Wills & Probate|Comments Off on The Benefits of Hiring an Estate Lawyer in Passaic County, NJ

How Much Does an Estate Attorney in Passaic County Cost?

There's been something nagging at you for a little while. Perhaps it's actually been bothering you for quite some time: What happens to your loved ones when you die? More accurately, what happens to them after you die? Will they be taken care of? And are the people you're leaving behind competent to deal with [...]

By |July 16th, 2015|Wills & Probate|Comments Off on How Much Does an Estate Attorney in Passaic County Cost?

Do I Need An Estate Attorney in Bergen County

Of all the things life requires us to face, the death of loved one is perhaps the most difficult. Whether it's due to a lengthy illness, or because of a motor vehicle accident or another sudden and unexpected event, losing a relative can turn your world upside down. Even if you weren't very close to [...]

By |July 15th, 2015|Wills & Probate|Comments Off on Do I Need An Estate Attorney in Bergen County

4 Reasons You Should Hire An Estate Lawyer in Bergen County

Death. Any conversation that starts with that word is bound to both grab the listener's attention and also be very uncomfortable. In fact, it's probably safe to say that the subject of death is rarely discussed at the dinner table or around the water cooler at work. Unfortunately, by completely refusing to talk about it [...]

By |July 14th, 2015|Wills & Probate|Comments Off on 4 Reasons You Should Hire An Estate Lawyer in Bergen County

What is the Process of a Will Contest With an Attorney in NJ?

Deciding whether or not to challenge a will is not a matter to be taken lightly. Both the law and court rules that govern a will contest can be complex. If you are considering taking such a step, you should meet with a will contest attorney in NJ. How can I tell if a will [...]

By |July 13th, 2015|Wills & Probate|Comments Off on What is the Process of a Will Contest With an Attorney in NJ?

What to Expect When You Hire a Will Contest Lawyer in NJ

When a friend or loved one passes away, those who remain are forced to struggle with the loss and must learn to cope with the absence of the deceased. As difficult as coming to terms with the death of someone we care about is, things can get even worse if we discover that our hopes [...]

By |July 10th, 2015|Wills & Probate|Comments Off on What to Expect When You Hire a Will Contest Lawyer in NJ

9 Questions Will Contest Lawyers in Bergen County Are Asked All the Time

The death of a loved one is never easy to take. The emotional and mental strain can seem overwhelming at times. It can also be difficult to imagine that the burden will eventually become easier to bear. Sometimes, however, things can actually get worse before they get better such as when someone feels that they [...]

By |July 9th, 2015|Wills & Probate|Comments Off on 9 Questions Will Contest Lawyers in Bergen County Are Asked All the Time

When to Hire a Will Attorney in Passaic County

Whether you are an executor or a beneficiary, you need to hire an attorney in Passaic County the second you think a lawsuit may be filed or if you suspect there may be foul play involved in the making of the will. A will contest is a lawsuit challenging the validity of a last will [...]

By |September 24th, 2013|Wills & Probate|Comments Off on When to Hire a Will Attorney in Passaic County

Can a Will Be Contested after Probate in Passaic County?

Can a will be contested after probate in Passaic County? The answer is New Jersey law does allow you to contest a will after it has gone through probate. However, you have certain limitations. What is Probate? Probate is a legal process that has two purposes: Validate a last will and testament Wrap up the [...]

By |September 10th, 2013|Wills & Probate|Comments Off on Can a Will Be Contested after Probate in Passaic County?

What Do I Do When a Will is Contested in Passaic County?

You have been named as the executor of a will in Passaic or Bergen County. The individual who made you an executor of the will trusted you to see to it that his or her final wishes were carefully followed. There may be individuals who were excluded as beneficiaries who are unhappy about not receiving [...]

By |August 7th, 2013|Wills & Probate|Comments Off on What Do I Do When a Will is Contested in Passaic County?