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3 Exceptions to the Will Contest Deadline

In a prior post, we looked at the general 4 or 6 month period in which a will contest may be filed. This post will focus on three types of exceptions to that general rule that justify the filing of a will contest after the standard deadline.

How Much Time Do I Have to Pursue a Will Contest in New Jersey?

Under the New Jersey Court Rules individuals have a limited opportunity to challenge a will. With certain exceptions, a person seeking to contest a will has 4 months after probate of the will (6 months for persons residing outside of New Jersey).

The Impact of Fee Shifting Rules on Settlement in a New Jersey Will Contest

In general, when it comes to litigants’ payment of their attorney’s fees, courts in New Jersey follow the “American Rule.” This post will address the exception that applies to estate lawyers in probate litigation in the case of a will contest…

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