mediation is set and i am contesting the will as fraud as parent had severe dementia when said will was done by the others,grandkids. do i need to have those several sets of papers be with a affadavit from the hospital in order to be submitted to the court for mediation
Estate Planning Attorney
i am impressed that you have gotten this far without an attorney. While you may not need the affidavit for mediation, you would need them for the evidence to be admissible at trial.
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Adding to Mr. Cockrell's answer, if you are going to court, you probably aren't mediating. That sounds like trial. If you don't have an attorney for the trial of a will contest, you are in trouble.
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What you need is a lawyer.
In order for the documents to be admissible, there should be a Business Records Affidavit. You need to file and serve that according to the rules.
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