New York City & Long Island Will Contest Lawyers

We Litigate Will Contests!

Will Contest NY
When a will contest or dispute over the distribution of assets arises, you should seek legal counsel to ensure that your rights and interests are fully protected. The estate planning litigation team at the Law Offices of Elliot S. Schlissel has extensive experience representing clients in will contests and other estate disputes.

Did You Receive Your Fair Share Of The Estate?

Whether you are feel that you did not receive your just share of an estate, or that a will does not accurately reflect the true wishes of the decedent, you need competent information and sound advice from an attorney who will advocate for you.

Conversely, if you are in charge of distributing an estate or executing a will and someone contests the validity of the will, you need competent legal representation from a lawyer who can properly advise you.

More Than 100 Years Of Combined Legal Experience

We have handled numerous will contests and helped parties on both sides of estate disputes. The average experience of our wills, trusts and estate law attorneys and staff is in excess of 30 years. We understand New York laws governing wills, trusts and estates.

Our dedicated experienced will contest lawyers have represented beneficiaries and executors in estate litigation in the Surrogates Courts throughout the metropolitan New York area. Our attorneys have more than 100 years of combined legal experience representing client regarding wills, trusts and estate litigation matters. We have extensive experience in interpreting, drafting and litigating wills and trusts. Our experience, coupled with our knowledge of Surrogates Courts in the metropolitan New York area gives us a winning combination in will contest litigation.

To learn more about us, our experience and our service, visit our Benefits of Retaining a Will Contest Attorney page.

For a free consultation with an attorney to discuss assisting you with a will contest or contested estate, call us toll free at 1-800-344-6431.

Reasons Why a New York Will May Be Contested

There are many reasons why a will in New York may be contested. Some of the more common will contests include the following:

  • The will was made under force or duress
  • The testator was incompetent to make a valid will
  • The will lacked testamentary legal formalities such as publication and appropriate execution
  • The will was the result of fraud or undue influence
  • The will is a forgery

Contact a Wills Litigation Attorney

For additional information about retaining the services of an experienced attorney to assist with a will contest in New York, or to discuss your specific situation, please contact one of our lawyers for a free confidential consultation. We can be reached toll free at 1-800-344-6431, or in Queens or any of the five boroughs at 718-350-2802 and Nassau County at 516-561-6645. You also may fill out our intake form, and we will contact you.

When It Comes To Estate Planning, Experience Matters
Contact the Nassau County / Queens Law Offices of Elliot S. Schlissel – Available 24/7