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One week before my mother died my mother change her well and gave everything to my sister she had over a million dollars can I contest this will what rights do I have
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Estate Lawyer: Barrister, Attorney replied 2 years ago
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Was mother suffering from any mental problems like dementia or Alzheimer's?

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Was she under any heavy medication when she changed the will?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
she was in 3rd stage kidney disease and was on 5 different medications, was losing memory and had vertigo
Estate Lawyer: Barrister, Attorney replied 2 years ago

Ok, then you could challenge her change in the will as being a product of medical incompetence if she was so heavily medicated so as to not be able to understand what she was doing.

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This would require you to file a will contest and hire an attorney to challenge this in probate court. Your attorney would get her doctors to come and testify about whether they felt that she was mentally competent considering her illness and any medication she was on.

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If the judge throws out that will, then the old will would control as written.

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Barrister

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Trying to call u
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