What to do if my sister had a Will made after our dad had a stroke after the doctor said that he would never be the same and she’s the sole beneficiary?

The Will is leaving her everything and nothing to me and my brother. Is that legal?

Asked on February 12, 2013 under Estate Planning, Texas


M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

There are many reasons for contesting a Will. Among them are mental incompetence and undue influence. From the sounds of things, you and your brother may have a case here. You should be aware however that these contests can be expensive. At this point you should consult directly with a local attorney for advice as to your specific situation.

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