One parent(widowed) passes away, lived in Tennessee. Two living adult children. Can will be contested?

Asked over 1 year ago - Madison, MS

If estate not divided equally, can adult child getting smaller portion contest the will?

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  1. Stephen Walker Burrow

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    Answered . Any beneficiary can contest a will. But the success or failure of that challenge is very fact-dependent. You need to consult with an experienced attorney.

    This answer is provided for informational purposes only, is based upon the limited facts provided by you, which... more
  2. Michael T Millar

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    Answered . Someone could always contest a will. Whether they will be successful is another question. As a general rule, if there is a written will that was properly witnessed, the challenger has a hard task.

    If this answer was helpful, please mark it as helpful or as a best answer. This answer is for general education... more

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