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How Do I Contest a Will in North Carolina?

Posted on Sep 23, 2023 in News

It starts with filing a will caveat pleading in the estate file. Then a special citation will need to be issued to all the interested parties in the estate, whether named in the challenged will, beneficiaries of the prior wills, or intestate beneficiaries. After that the clerk will transfer the estate file to the Superior Court Trial division. The personal representative of the estate will be ordered to suspend any distributions of assets and only do what is necessary to preserve and protect the estate assets. After that full blown litigation will commence based on the challenges to the...

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