Revocation of a Will and Contesting a WillGenerally, wills can be changed at any time and for just about any reason during a person’s lifetime. Upon incapacity and death, those rights change. In addition, certain rules must be followed to either amend or terminate a will. As a rule, anyone “can” challenge the contents of a will, but wills and laws can provide for penalties or “punishments” for improper or unsupported claims. Wills can also contain statements for specific actions if a person challenges a will.You will look specifically at a law in your state and address if and how a will could be challenged there.Your supervising attorney has asked you to prepare a brief outlining the grounds for contesting a will in your state. Prepare the brief and include an example for each ground.

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