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Category: Estate Law
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Experience:  15 yrs estate law, real estate. Wills/Trusts/Probate
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No one can contest the will or they are taken out so my

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No one can contest the will or they are taken out so my question ...Is by asking for a written request to get copys of the will and copys of the trust I am beneficiary to is that contesting
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Estate Law
Expert:  Barrister replied 8 months ago.
Hello again,.An "anti contest" clause is to prevent any heir from challenging the will or trust based on unfairness or because they think it is invalid, fraudulent, or a product of duress. It wouldn't apply to a beneficiary just requesting copies of paperwork as they have a legal right to request these as a matter of law. .So asking for copies of everything wouldn't trigger any anti-contest clause..thanksBarrister