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No Contest Clause

No Contest Clauses: Understanding the Pros and Cons

For the purposes of estate planning, a No Contest Clause is included in a will or a trust to discourage heirs and beneficiaries from potentially challenging the documents after a person’s death. Typically, the clause contains language that the whoever challenges or attempts to invalidate the will or trust will be completely disinherited. In some situations, a No Contest Clause can be a powerful deterrent. But the application of this provision can be somewhat limited.If a person cont […]

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