Disputing a Will or Trust

This video features Vincent Casiano, an Estate Planning attorney based in California.

California Estate Planning Lawyer Explains

Video Transcript:

Rob Rosenthal: 

Do you know on what grounds you could challenge a will or trust of a loved one? We ask California lawyer Vinny Casiano for this Ask The Lawyers quick question.

Vinny Casiano: 

Yes, a spouse can, you know, they can dispute whether or not they're getting, you know, their statutory share. They can certainly do that, depending on if it's separate property or community property. Right. And the best way to deal with that is to actually have a good estate planner. Figure it out upfront, have transparency, make sure it's done the right way. Because the cost of the attorney in doing that right, is it a fraction of what's going to cost you if you go to court.

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