Navigating the Complexities of Undue Influence
In contested wills and probate law, one term frequently pops up is “undue influence.” This concept has been a focal point of recent judicial trends and case law, making it a crucial factor in estate planning. McBrien Armistead Law Group’s team of experienced Tennessee wills and trusts lawyers is here to guide you through this intricate legal landscape.
Understanding Undue Influence
Undue influence is when a person manipulates a vulnerable individual into changing their will or estate plan to benefit the manipulator. Cases involving undue influence are on the rise, as noted by Kingsley Napley, indicating an increasing need for expert probate court representation1.
The Role of Probate Court
When undue influence is suspected, the matter often lands in probate court. As an executor, you might wonder, “Do I need a lawyer?” Given the complexities surrounding undue influence, having a skilled probate lawyer by your side can be invaluable.
Our team of contested wills & probate lawyers is adept at handling such cases in probate court, supporting that your interests are well represented. We strive to alleviate the stress associated with these legal proceedings, offering our clients comprehensive support and guidance.
Estate Plan and Undue Influence
Your estate plan is a roadmap for distributing your assets after your death. However, undue influence can derail this plan, causing disputes and potential legal battles. Our team of estate lawyers can help safeguard your estate plan against undue influence, ensuring your final wishes are honored.
Whether you’re contesting a will or defending against accusations of undue influence, McBrien Armistead Law Group is here to help. Our experienced team of contested wills & probate lawyers in Tennessee is well-equipped to navigate the complexities of probate court and protect your interests. Reach out to us today for experienced legal advice and representation.