Complex Will Contests Made Simple
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The Probate Process
The word probate sounds complicated and overwhelming, and sometimes it can be. Probate is the court-supervised process of authenticating your loved one’s last will and testament. During the probate process, through the executor, the court will determine the value of your loved one’s remaining assets, pay their final bills and taxes and distribute the remaining estate to beneficiaries, like you.
With Jimmy Carter, you get a San Antonio probate litigation attorney that knows the complexities of Texas probate law and has the experience to handle them. Jimmy Carter is a partner who stands with you through the entire probate process—start to finish to ensure your rights are protected and your loved one’s final wishes are respected. Additionally, Jimmy Carter retains a dedicated staff and a full-time CPA that helps in case analysis.
When a will fails to express the true intentions of your loved one, Jimmy Carter fights to challenge its validity and ensure the correct legacy is honored.
- Diminished mental capacity
- Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
- Undue influence or under duress
- Fraud or procedural mistake
Alzheimer’s and dementia can impact decision making, and often complicates the validity of a will or trust. Today 1.4% of Americans aged 85 are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and that number is projected to rise 5% in 2030, bringing in a greater number of will contest cases due to increasing incidents of Alzheimer’s disease.
As the beneficiary of a trust, you have a say in its management and the right to protect your loved one’s assets. You have the right to dispute the validity of the trust or request the removal of a trustee if you suspect they’re in violation of the terms of the trust or any of the following:
- Diminished capacity and undue influence
- Mismanaging assets
- Preventing you from receiving your rightful inheritance
Probate Litigation You Can Trust
Whether you need help defending a will, contesting a will or defining the meaning of your loved one’s will after it’s been probated, let Jimmy Carter stand with you as a strong legal advocate for your family’s legacy.
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