Working through emotional estate disputes

Estate disputes arise for all sorts of reasons. In North Canton, and in other cities around the whole state of Ohio, some of these disputes occur because beneficiaries believe that their rights have been violated and they have been denied inheritance they were supposed to receive. At Baker, Dublikar, Beck, Wiley & Mathews, our law firm is aware of the other reasons these disagreements can arise, such as allegations that an executor violated his or her fiduciary duties, undue influence, and a plethora of other matters.

Unfortunately, these disputes sometimes tear whole families apart. As if this is not challenging enough, many of these family members find themselves facing a great deal of emotional pain because they recently lost a loved one. Working through these issues can be troubling and may even seem hopeless. However, it is vital for you to take steps to minimize conflict within your family, if that is possible. By having a good understanding of your rights and the most sensible path forward, you may have a greater chance of obtaining an outcome that is in your favor.

Sometimes, these disagreements leave lifelong emotional scars for people on all sides. However, you should try to avoid feeling hopeless and giving up, especially if your rights have been violated or you are facing allegations that simply are not true. If you go take a look at our page on estate planning, you can go over more information that is related to will disputes and other aspects of this area of law.