Contested Probate

contested-probateContested Probate in Oklahoma:

How do you contest a Will in an Oklahoma courtroom?

The most common grounds to contest a will under Oklahoma law are:

  1. Undue Influence
  2. Lack of Testamentary Capacity
  3. Lack of Testamentary formalities
  4. Duress, Menace and Fraud and/or
  5. Revocation

A will or part of a Will procured to be made by duress, menace, fraud or undue influence, may be denied probate.  84 O.S. Section 84-43.

Under Oklahoma law, you have three (3) months from the time the will is admitted to probate to initiate a will contest. 58 O.S. Section 58-61.

If you have reason to believe that a Will can be challenged on any of the statutory grounds listed above do not hesitate to give us a call.  We will give you an honest assessment of your case and assist you in way way we can.


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