Avoiding challenges to your estate plan
Abstract: A primary goal of estate planning is to ensure that a person’s wishes are carried out after he or she is gone. So, it’s important to design one’s estate plan to withstand potential will contests or other challenges down the road. The most common grounds for contesting a will are undue influence or lack of testamentary capacity. Other grounds include fraud and invalid execution. This article details strategies to use to reduce the chances of one’s will being challenged after death.