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WEST CHESTER, PA, March 15, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Whether someone is the administrator of an estate or the person contesting a will, dealing with such matters is stressful after the loss of a loved one. Contesting a will involves challenging the admission of a will to probate or seeking to revoke the probate of a will that has already been validated by the probate court. In some cases, an individual may pursue a similar type of estate litigation to contest the terms of a trust.
The wills and estate attorneys at Carosella & Associates are experienced in all aspects of estate litigation. They help clients understand the process for contesting a will and determine whether their circumstances meet the legal grounds for challenging the validity of a will in Pennsylvania.
"It's important to understand that Pennsylvania law only allows someone to contest a will on certain legal grounds, such as fraud, forgery, undue influence, or lack of testamentary capacity," says Vincent Carosella, Jr., founding Partner. "Contesting a will can be a lengthy, costly process, so it's important to have a local lawyer for will evaluate your case and carefully consider the circumstances. It's important to act quickly if you're considering contesting a deceased loved one's will. Contacting our responsive team of estate law attorneys and probate litigation attorneys can help you get the ball rolling as soon as possible."
Will contests and other estate litigation issues are often resolved in mediation. However, if an agreement cannot be reached, a will contest will be decided by the court in a hearing or trial. The estate litigation attorneys at Carosella & Associates represent beneficiaries, personal representatives, trustees, and other involved parties in all types of estate litigation matters. Their collaborative, team-oriented approach allows them to draw from the deep well of knowledge that their attorneys and team of legal professionals share. They understand that issues surrounding estate administration can be contentious and emotional. Their lawyers and staff serve clients with the utmost professionalism and compassion and are dedicated to helping them resolve disputes in an efficient manner while ensuring their interests are protected.
For more than 25 years, the skilled team of attorneys, paralegals, firm administrators, administrative assistants, and legal secretaries at Carosella & Associates has provided top-quality legal representation for matters in myriad aspects of the law. The full-service law firm has decades of experience in many different areas, including estate planning, business succession planning, commercial and residential real estate, zoning, contracts, bankruptcy, immigration, divorce, and criminal law. Several of the attorneys at Carosella & Associates are licensed to practice law in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. For more information visit carosella.com.
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