Posts made in September, 2015

Process to Contest a Will

Posted on Sep 2, 2015 in challenging a last will and testament, Contesting a Will

FAQ: What is the process to challenge a will in NC? Answer: In North Carolina, to contest a will there is the following general process: 1) Caveat filing. This is the complaint to be filed by the attorneys for the caveators or challengers of the will. It’s filed in Superior Court in the county where the will was probated. This has to be filed within 3 years of the time of death/probate of will. 2) Bond paid to the clerk for the Caveat. Not a large bond typically. 3) Order to suspend estate except for maintenance. This keeps the assets of the estate from being distributed prior to the trial....

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