Will Contest Lawyers in Longmont
A will may be considered invalid if the testator who created the document
was unduly influenced by another individual. Generally, three things must
be proven to show that a testator was unduly influenced. First, the person
must actually exert an influence over the testator that is undue. Second,
the influence needs to be so strong that it overpowers the testator's
mind at the time the testator executes the will. Mere influence on the
testator is not enough. Finally, the influence must cause the testator
to execute a will that the testator would not have signed but for the
There are several factors a court will consider when determining whether
the testator was unduly influenced.
Factors the courts consider include:
- Untraditional disposition
- Opportunity and access
- Relationship between the parties
- Ability to resist
At Jorgensen, Brownell & Pepin, P.C., our Longmont probate attorneys
can assist you in determining whether you have a basis to bring an action
for undue influence.
To request an initial consultation, call (720) 809-8310 today.