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How long do i have to challenge a will?

Orange, CA |

A relative passed away two months ago. How long do I have to challenge the will if i ant?

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The statute of limitations for filing a will contest action is 120 days following admission of the will to probate. Technically, once a will has been admitted to probate, the cause of action is called a revocation of probate. California Probate Code § 8270

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