A will contest can be extremely stressful and threaten important relationships. At the same time, it may be necessary to protect and carry out your loved one’s final wishes. I am Richard A. Sarner of Zeldes, Needle & Cooper, P.C., and I bring the knowledge and insight of more than 25 years of practice to help your family resolve a will contest as fairly as possible.
I have helped many families resolve disputes involving the validity or terms of wills and the administration of estates. While I always seek the most cost-effective and amicable solution, I am ready to protect your rights in probate litigation. Contact me today to schedule an appointment at my offices in Stamford, Connecticut, or New York City.
I have helped many families resolve will contests. I will work closely with you to understand your specific concerns and any allegations against you. I thoroughly will investigate the situation and gather as much evidence as possible about the relationships involved, any duress or undue influence that may have been exerted, and your loved one’s true intent.
I carefully analyze every detail to resolve concerns about the validity of a will or allegations that could lead to a will contest, such as:
You may be concerned, for example that a caregiver may have taken advantage of your loved one. There may be reason to believe your parent did not have the mental capacity to make a sound judgment when he or she wrote or changed a will. Whatever your concerns, I am ready to help you. I am committed to protecting your rights and helping you ensure that your loved one’s final wishes are carried out.
I have more than 25 years of legal experience and am a member of WealthCounsel and the Wealth Strategies Collaborative®. I am AV Peer Review Rated* through Martindale-Hubbell and listed in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.™ I lecture widely on estate planning and am the co-author of two books on the topic.
I am committed to aggressively protecting my client’s interests when will contests arise. Do not delay — contact me today to schedule a consultation.