We Help Families Efficiently Transfer Assets After a Death
While Minimizing Conflict and Wealth Transfer Taxes
The passing of a loved one is one of the most emotionally trying times you will ever encounter. The last thing you need during this difficult time is a glut of legal problems. At Ruyle & Ruyle, we help clients through the probate process and assist clients with every aspect of estate administration. Whether you need help with a will or administering a trust, we provide dedicated, hands-on representation so you can make informed decisions about your loved one’s estate. Read More »
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What happens if someone objects to the Will?
An objection to a Will, also known as a “Will contest” is a fairly common occurrence during the probate proceedings and can be incredibly costly to litigate.
In order to contest a Will, one has to have legal “standing” to raise objections. This usually occurs when, for example children are to receive disproportionate shares under the Will, or when distribution schemes change from a prior Will to a later Will. In addition to disputes over the tangible distributions, Will contests can be a quarrel over the person designated to serve as Executor. Read More »