Two Ways To Contest A Will

There are two ways to contest a will, a Caveat Prior to Probate Decree, and an Appeal from Probate Decree Caveat Prior to Probate Decree A will contestant may initiate attack on a Will by filing a caveat with the Register of Wills. This must be done before the probate. The caveat requests the Register not probate the Will, until …

What is the purpose of a Will?

A Will is a document by which a person (called a “testator”) can direct a person (called the “executor”) how to distribute the testator’s assets when he or she dies. The Will is used to carry out the intention of the testator as to who gets his or her assets and what each person gets at his or her death. …