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November 2019 Archives

How much time do you have to contest a will?

The contesting of a will is an unfortunate occurrence in a family, especially after the loss of a loved one. One family member feels cheated, and under some circumstances, those feelings are valid. From the testator lacking the capacity to change the will to the will receiving revisions through fraud, there are numerous grounds for contesting. When a family member feels cheated, it is critical for that individual to know when to file the proper paperwork. 

Estate litigation: Fighting with creditors over a house

In New Jersey, as in other states, when someone dies, his or her creditors have the right to be notified. They also have the right to make claims against the estate in an effort to collect what is owed to them. Creditors only have a short window to file their claims, but in that time, they can do a lot of damage. For instance, liens may be placed on property, such as a house, preventing beneficiaries from doing anything with it until the lien is dismissed or paid. Fights with creditors can, of course, lead to estate litigation, which can take time to resolve fully.

Electronic wills not yet an estate planning option in New Jersey

Few people in New Jersey have or want to create wills. Even fewer want to take the time to go to an attorney's office to go through the entire estate planning process. Electronic wills are being pushed for across the country, as people like the idea of them. They are not yet available to New Jersey residents, though, and that may not be a bad thing.

Lessons from singer's estate

Estate plans are beneficial for people from various walks of life. However, for those with expansive estates, such as certain iconic singers, it can be essential.

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