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Probate litigation involves investors looking for payment

After a person's passing, his or her final affairs need to be handled. In some cases, this process can be complicated, especially if claims come against the estate. Probate litigation can result if creditors or other parties feel that they are owed something from the estate that does not appear to be forthcoming.

Ocasek estate may see probate litigation due to pending divorce

Divorce can cause a number of complications to arise in a person's life. However, when a person dies while his or her divorce case is still underway, it is possible for those complications to spill over to the individual's remaining estate. In some cases, probate litigation may result if those complications cause conflict.

Probate litigation could result from a dishonest trustee

When individuals do not fully understand how certain matters work, it can be easy for others to take advantage of them. For example, many Texas residents do not fully understand the ins and outs of the probate process or what power executors and trustees have. In some cases, people in these positions may try to act unscrupulously, and beneficiaries may find that they need to move forward with probate litigation to address issues.

Co-executor's actions lead to probate litigation

Many people expect to obtain a portion of a person's estate after his or her passing if they were close to the decedent. In particular, surviving spouses often feel it is obvious for them to obtain important assets. However, some spouses may find themselves having to fight for their rightful assets through probate litigation due to unseemly actions of other people.

Probate litigation taking place over estate size, other details

When siblings do not get along, the lives of Texas parents and those elsewhere can be made miserable. Even after their parents' deaths, adult children can continue to squabble and disagree over the estate. In some cases, the disagreements could reach a point at which resolutions may only be found through probate litigation.

Probate litigation likely as Pat Bowlen's daughters file suit

Surviving family members are not always satisfied with the manner in which a loved one's remaining estate is divided after his or her death. In some cases, individuals feel the need to utilize probate litigation because they feel strongly that the details of any estate plans do not coincide with the loved one's true intentions. However, taking such action could put inheritances at risk.

Probate litigation could result from executor delays

The loss of a loved one can often leave lasting impacts. Though many Texas residents may want to ensure that their loved one's final affairs are properly handled and that any remaining tasks can be finished as soon as possible, that is not always what happens. In some instances, executors may not handle their duties properly, and probate litigation could result.

Having standing and grounds crucial to probate litigation

Feelings of discontent over the details of a will are not uncommon after a person's passing. Some individuals may feel as if they did not get their fair share but do not have reason to formally question why the decision was made. However, other parties may have reason to move forward with probate litigation if there are serious concerns about the validity of the will.

Selling a decedent's assets could lead to probate litigation

Disputes among family members are not altogether uncommon. When the disputes arise after a loved one's death, however, they can be particularly difficult to address. In some cases, if a family member is providing false information about a person's will or lack thereof, probate litigation could ensue.

Probate litigation ensues as executrix seeks beneficiary change

When information relating to a person's estate has not been updated, it is not uncommon for conflict to result. Some individuals may find themselves in probate litigation as they fight for the outcomes they believe best suit the situation. Unfortunately, this type of action can be cumbersome.

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