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Deirdre Wheatley-Liss: 4 Good (?) Reasons to Contest a Will
Posted on 21 Mar 2013 by Deirdre R. Wheatley-Liss

Maybe it's the season, but I have gotten a lot of calls recently about will contests. A will contest usually happens when your heirs are surprised by what your will says, or by what you have left when you go to the great beyond. I have represented... Read More

Summary Judgment in Will Contests: Matter of Lubin
Posted on 13 Feb 2012 by John G. Farinacci

By: John G. Farinacci, Esq. , Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. , Uniondale, NY There has been an historical aversion to granting summary judgment in probate contests. However, during the last fifteen years or so, the courts have been trending away... Read More

  • Blog Post: Summary Judgment in Will Contests: Matter of Lubin

    By: John G. Farinacci, Esq. , Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. , Uniondale, NY There has been an historical aversion to granting summary judgment in probate contests. However, during the last fifteen years or so, the courts have been trending away from the view that probate proceedings should...
  • Blog Post: Deirdre Wheatley-Liss: 4 Good (?) Reasons to Contest a Will

    Maybe it's the season, but I have gotten a lot of calls recently about will contests. A will contest usually happens when your heirs are surprised by what your will says, or by what you have left when you go to the great beyond. I have represented both heirs and estates, and in all cases there are...