Estate Litigation With Wilson C. Pasley, PLC
in Roanoke, VA
Will Contests, Beneficiary Designations, and Fiduciary Disputes
Call us today to review estate litigation with Wilson C. Pasley, PLC in Roanoke, VA. Even with careful estate planning, parties may enter into estate litigation. Estate litigation can cover such topics as contesting a will, beneficiary designations, and fiduciary disputes. Call Wilson C. Pasley, PLC Attorney at Law at (540) 266-1545 or contact us online for these matters and more.
Uphold Your Rights on Will Contest Matters in the Roanoke Area
A will contest is a legal action that challenges the validity of a Last Will and Testament. A Last Will and Testament is a legal document naming the person someone chooses to manage his or her estate. The will provides details as to who inherits property and assets of the deceased.
A will contest may arise due to various allegations, such as undue influence, forgery, or lack of mental capacity. Timely filing and response to will contest matters is important. Consult with Wilson C. Pasley, PLC Attorney at Law serving the Roanoke, VA, region.
Estate Litigation Challenging Beneficiary Designations
Under estate law, a beneficiary is someone named in a will entitled to receive assets from the estate. The beneficiary might receive items such as real estate, personal property, or proceeds from an account. It is common to have a dispute arise that challenges such beneficiary designations.
Estate litigation challenging beneficiary designations may come from the same allegations as a will contest. Specifically, there might be allegations of fraud, forgery, lack of mental capacity, or undue influence. To uphold your rights in this type of estate litigation, contact Wilson C. Pasley, PLC for a consultation.
Fiduciary Disputes and Estate Litigation Attorney in Roanoke, VA
Consult with Wilson C. Pasley, PLC Attorney at Law on fiduciary dispute matters. As an estate litigation attorney in Roanoke, we can advise and represent clients on fiduciary matters involving estates. This includes trying cases in probate court.
The administrator or executor of an estate is the primary fiduciary of an estate. They are named in the will to manage and protect the estate of the deceased. Dispute may arise if they fail to uphold their duty or act in the best interest of the estate, its beneficiaries, or heirs. A breach of fiduciary duty may occur when the administrator or executor commits fraud or acts selfishly. As an estate litigation attorney, we can review such fiduciary disputes and work to uphold your rights under estate law.