Undue Influence: Grounds for Contesting a Will
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One of the claims to contest a will is Undue Influence. The WillCaveat.com post link below discusses the Undue Influence challenge as grounds for contesting a will.
North Carolina courts defines Undue Influence as the fraudulent influence over the mind and will of another to the extent that the professed action is not freely done but is in truth the act of the one who procures the result.
The law requires that in order to state a prima facie case on the issue of undue influence, a caveator must prove the existence of 4 factors: