What is a will procured by fraud?

When Pennsylvania residents pass away and leave wills, one or more of the interested parties might challenge the wills. Courts generally do not accept will challenges because they view the wills as the final words and wishes of the testators. However, there are...

How can you contest a will?

Ideally, a will allows an individual in Pennsylvania to decide how his or her assets will be distributed after his or her death. Unfortunately, this isn't always the case. Another person could influence someone or outright force him or her to write his or her will in...

Estate disputes and bitcoin

Estate planning may sound dry, boring and upscale, but that's really not the case. Everyone in Pennsylvania should have an estate plan or at least a will. Those documents should be updated fairly frequently, too. As technology and finance evolve, all kinds of new...

What is needed to contest a will

A person who disagrees with the terms of a will is not able to contest the document simply because it does not allocate resources in the manner he or she desires. One of four possible legal circumstances needs to be established before someone can contest a will in...