We strive to make the process of estate planning and estate administration as simple and straightforward as possible. At American Wills and Estates we speak to our clients in plain English, and we are sensitive to the fact that many of our clients are still grieving the loss of a loved one. Our number one goal is to put our clients at ease and to reassure them with competency and compassion in their times of need.
Should You Have a No-Contest Clause in Your Last Will and Testament?
If you're concerned that one or more of your children or other intended heirs might try to challenge the provisions that you have set forth in your Last Will and Testament, you can have a no-contest clause added in the Will, but make sure you understand what it means and whether or not it's actually enforceable. Here's an article that I came across that does a nice job of... Read More
The Elusive “Uncontestable” Will
Is there really any such thing as an “uncontestable” Will? The simple answer is no, but you can certainly takes steps to make such a challenge extremely difficult.
A lot of people think that putting a certain amount of time, work, or even money into drafting estate planning documents can prevent a troublesome family member from challenging a Will. That’s not how... Read More