Undue influence or pressure is a legal cause of action that can be used to invalidate a will or trust in Florida. You can also challenge beneficiary designations for payable-on-death bank and securities accounts in Florida. If you can win an undue pressure lawsuit, a probate court may be forced to invalidate an entire inheritance […]
Tortious interference is when a third party to a contract intentionally acts to harm the financial potential of the relationship. While it is usually associated with business contracts, wills and trusts can be subject to tortious interference in Florida. An inheritance can be a significant financial event in your life. If someone improperly interfered to
La influencia o presión indebida ocurre cuando alguien usa persuasión excesiva, coerción, fuerza o coacción para destruir el libre albedrío y la fuerza de voluntad del testador. La influencia o presión indebida es una razón legal para impugnar o invalidar un testamento o fideicomiso en Florida. La ley de Florida también permite la impugnación de
Unlike some states and countries that have forced heirship laws, California allows you to distribute your estate assets in any way you would like, which means you also can disinherit anyone you want. What does it mean to disinherit someone? When you disinherit someone, you intentionally exclude them from getting any of your assets when
Undue influence in families is an act of abuse, often by heirs victimizing their elderly parents or other family members to increase their will inheritance or trust fund distributions. Undue influence can be actual or implied, and proving undue influence is the responsibility of heirs, beneficiaries, trustees of trusts, and administrators or executors of wills.
Undue influence and duress are frequently cited in probate and trust litigation. Both are used by abusers as a means to gain the favor of wealthy spouses and family members, with the goal of getting more estate assets. What is undue influence in wills and trusts? While undue influence can be cited in numerous
Undue influence by step parents is a sensitive topic. The headline alone causes a reaction. Based on our experience, a stepmother is one of the most common perpetrators of undue influence. Whether real or perceived, we counsel clients frequently about the topic and regularly investigate these claims. We also investigate, prosecute, and defend undue influence
Undue influence cases can be complicated to prosecute. Historically, undue influence was limited to situations of influence over the mentally incapacitated. However, as our elderly population continues to grow states, including California, have responded with legislation that allows family members to pursue litigation in situations where a loved one may be of relatively sound mind