Do You Suspect Undue Influence In Your Loved One’s Will?
The presence of undue influence harms not only a vulnerable testator but also has long-lasting ramifications for their loved ones. With office locations in Roseville, Folsom and Huntington Beach, NewPoint Law Group, LLP, represents clients throughout Orange County who require assistance with will contests and will, trust or estate litigation.
If you suspect that your loved one was subject to undue influence while creating or amending their will, it is time to seek help from our team of attorneys. We can also represent you if someone has accused you of undue influence.
Understanding Undue Influence In California
Undue influence refers to a form of coercion in which the victim’s intent is overridden by that of the perpetrator. In California, four elements but be present for a successful claim of undue influence:
- A vulnerable victim
- A wrongdoer with a position of authority over the victim
- Actions and tactics that unduly influenced the victim
- An inequitable result
We understand that undue influence is often a sensitive and emotional topic. Allegations often involve people close to you such as a sibling or another relative. It is common to feel stress, anger, outrage and grief – at the same time. Allow us to provide legal guidance and counsel during this difficult time.
Always Prepared For Litigation
We are true litigators. From contesting a will to handling other probate disputes, we do not shy away from a trial if it gives us the best chance of achieving our clients’ goals. When you hire us, the opposing counsel knows that you are serious about potentially litigating the matter. When weighing alternative dispute resolution versus a lawsuit, we provide a cost-benefit analysis so you can make an informed decision.
Request A Confidential Initial Consultation With Us Today
Bring your concerns about undue influence to one of our lawyers by scheduling a free initial consultation with NewPoint Law Group, LLP. We can assist you. To begin, call 800-358-0305 or send us an email.