If I signed a waiver to not contest or probate a Will, how can I retract it?

I was told that it was just saying I received the copy of Will.

Asked on March 25, 2014 under Estate Planning, New York

Answers:

Marjorie DeCastro-Hirsch / The Law Offices of DeCastro-Hirsch, P.A.

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

I hate to say this, but you should have read it before you signed it. If you now have an issue or a change of heart about the Will and distribution, I would recommend you contact a probate attorney to assist you with your issue. Unless there was fraud or duress in the preparation of the Will or some sort of issue with the execution of same, it will be very hard for you to challenge its validity.


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