Challenges to a Last Will and Testament aka Caveat Proceeding
Submitted by kirksanderslaw on
Scenario: A person dies, also known as the Decedent or Testator, and leaves a last will and testament. However, beneficiaries/heirs, either by intestate or by prior wills, think the will maker, aka the Testator, would not have made the will the way he or she did had they been of right mind.
What do you do?
There is a process in North Carolina called a Caveat Proceeding. That's a challenge of the will.
Grounds for challenging the Last Will and Testament are: