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DuPage County Attorneys for Disputed Estate Planning Documents

Lawyers for Estate Administration Concerns in Lombard, Wheaton, Carol Stream, and the Surrounding Areas

Lombard Attorneys for Disputed Documents

The period after the death of a loved one is almost always difficult. Contentiousness over the deceased person's assets and property can make the situation almost unbearable. The compassionate team at A. Traub & Associates fully understands the sensitive nature of estate administration and are ready to help you and your family navigate whatever challenges lie ahead. We also realize that, in some cases, disputing an estate planning document may be necessary, and are prepared to handle such cases with care and professional discretion.

Challenging an Estate Planning Document in Illinois

While there are many elements of an estate plan that can be disputed, a document is usually challenged on the basis of the deceased person's decision-making capacity at the time the document was created. If you believe that your loved one was not of sound mind or was inappropriately influenced during when drafting a will, trust, or any other estate planning instrument, we can help you rectify the situation.

Problems also tend to arise when individuals use do-it-yourself estate planning forms and kits without the counsel of a qualified estate planning attorney. This often leads to improper and unenforceable documents that will not withstand a dispute during probate or in any other venue. When inheritance rights are threatened, and a decedent's wishes are not being carried out, the attorneys at A. Traub & Associates can help beneficiaries seek remedy through will contests under the law.

Lombard Lawyers Helping Executors Protect the Estate

When you have been named the executor of the estate of a friend or family member, you must take that responsibility seriously. You are likely to have the most intimate knowledge of the decedent's wishes regarding his or her property and beneficiaries. In many cases, disputes over estate planning documents are unfounded, based more on grief and emotional distress than on the law. Our experienced lawyers can assist you in properly carrying out the duties inherent to your role as executor. We are also equipped to review any and all existing planning tool for validity and will work to defend them against unreasonable challenges.

Preventing Estate Planning Disputes

If you are currently developing your own comprehensive estate plan, a knowledgeable attorney can help you prevent potential disputes. With our help, you can create wills, trusts, powers of attorney, guardianships, and other instruments that not only address your wishes, but that will also withstand any legal dispute.

To learn more about disputed estate planning documents or any other aspect of planning for your family's financial security, contact the Lombard office of A. Traub & Associates. Our skilled team is ready to answer your questions and assist you in making decisions that will benefit your loved ones for years to come. Call 630-426-0196 today schedule your initial consultation. We are proud to serve clients in Lombard, Wheaton, Naperville, Carol Stream, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Arlington Heights, DuPage County, Kane County, Will County, and Cook County.

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