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Will Contest Issues in NC

Posted on Apr 28, 2015 in News

What are the issues to be proven in a Will Contest case in NC? It goes to trial there will be issues for only a jury to determine if executed according to formalities, and if so, then whether the testator lacked capacity or someone exerted undue influence to make the will. The parties defending the probated will are called the propounder(s) of this writing. The propounder seeks to establish the writing as a valid will. The challengers of the probated will are called the caveator(s). The caveator contests and challenges whether this writing is a valid will for certain legal reasons. The...

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