Can a wife overturn her husband’s Will if he leaves almost everything to her stepson?

She thought that she was signing what they had discussed together, not what he actually did with the Will.

Asked on September 27, 2014 under Estate Planning, Florida


Anne Brady / Law Office of Anne Brady

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

The wife is not going to be able to overturn her husband's will unless she can show that he was not of sound mind when he signed it.  This would include if the stepson used undue coercion of some sort to persuade his father to change his will and cut out his wife.

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