Ohio Will Contest Lawyers
James E. Arnold & Associates, LPA, is a Columbus, Ohio law firm that also serves the Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Dayton areas. We focus on trial practice for both individuals and corporate clients, in both state and federal courts, including will contests.
The pain that a family experiences over the death of a parent or spouse can be compounded by a will that is ambiguous, fraudulent or otherwise wrong. Beneficiaries who feel that they did not receive the inheritance they were due may be able to contest the will in probate court.
At the law firm of James E. Arnold & Associates, LPA, our lawyers have decades of combined experience protecting the rights of family members and beneficiaries in will contests. We represent beneficiaries, family members and executors. In Ohio, you can file a will contest if you received property in the will or would have received property if the decedent had died without a will.
Wills may be contested based on a number of grounds. Here are some examples:
- Fraud or misrepresentation
- Lack of testamentary capacity
- Undue influence by a another person to change a will in his or her favor
- Lack of proper execution
In addition to will contests, our lawyers handle disputes between beneficiaries and executors in issues such as:
- Theft of assets
- Self-dealing in sales of assets
- Wasting of assets
- Breach of fiduciary duty
Attorneys practicing in will contests include:
If you have concerns regarding business and commercial litigation, will contests or any other referenced practice area, contact James E. Arnold & Associates, LPA. Our lawyers represent clients in the state of Ohio including Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Dayton.