Family Law (Divorce, Family Relations)/Contesting a will
My mother is aged and doesn't have long to live and is starting to show signs of dementia. Our immediate family consists of two of us, my sister and me. My mother had two daughters.
She has been raising my sister's son since he was 12. He has drained her financially and now he is accusing us (my husband and I)
of stealing items from her house in my city, (she married a friend of ours and lived there for 6 years until her husband passed.) She moved back to her other house when she took ill.
Instead of stealing from my mother my husband and I helped her and her sick husband for at least 4 years while he was alive.
We had to take her husband everywhere to hospitals and doctors until he passed. After he passed my mother got double pneumonia
and I stayed with her for one year and a half taking care of her like a nurse, maid, and gardener! I never asked for one cent for all this!
I also gave my mother all sorts of things because it's my mother.
We never stole from her ever!
This nephew pulled this fraud with her late brother in law Benny.
My mother and her brother in law (Benny)inherited Apartments from the law sister in law.
This same nephew accused the brother in law of cheating her with the apartments and my mother sued her brother in law and lost the case as the brother in law never cheated her. This nephew is a troublemaker that has cheated my mother and her husband out of
one years rent at one of her home and more!
My nephew is turning my mother against my husband and me so that
he can steal my inheritance.
I will probably have to contest the will at some point as my mother believes anything he says.
Is it difficult to contest a will? Are there lawyers that do this?
Best Regards, Diane
Hi Diane, Yes it can be difficult to contest a will and there are attorneys that specialize in just such actions. Look for probate attorneys in your area and consult with a few of them for more advise.
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