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Probate and Litigation

Ensuring your loved one’s wishes are followed

Probate is the legal process through which a will is deemed valid. It also includes the payment of the decedent’s debts and distribution of assets among the beneficiaries.

Doyle & McCabe Law Office represents the beneficiaries in these difficult times. If at any point during the probate and estate administration process you feel that your loved one’s wishes are not properly followed, we can help. You may have legal grounds to challenge the will and set things right for you and your family.

Litigation may be the only option

At this difficult time, emotions throughout a family run high. Disputes about a family member’s estate and assets can quickly become heated and contentious. It is best to retain an experienced, level-headed family law & probate attorney with litigation to protect your interests. Our legal team understands that these issues are very important to the people involved and fights aggressively for clients in will contests and estate litigation.

Helping you stake your rightful claim

From St. Petersburg, Florida, Doyle & McCabe Law Office assists families and individuals in Saint Petersburg, Tampa, and Clearwater to ensure they receive the inheritance they are entitled to.

Grounds to contest a will

There are several legal reasons to challenge a will:

Improper drafting – the will was not thoroughly and properly drafted to include all estate assets as well as witness and testator signatures

Incapacity – if the testator was not mentally competent at time of drafting or revision of the will, through medical diagnosis of dementia, Alzheimer’s, or another mental condition

Coercion or influence – the testator must not have been forced to draft or change the will under undue influence, meaning force, pressure, or manipulation

There is a short window to contest a will – just 90 days. If your family member’s or close friend’s will deprives loved beneficiaries of their rightful inheritance, contact our probate law firm in Tampa to schedule a risk-free initial consultation.

Our law firm’s experience in building cases against responsible parties involved in automobile, boating, and other accidents can help you get your life back on track. Our firm also has experience dealing with wrongful death in Tampa. Contact us today to discuss your personal injury, accident or wrongful death case.

Call the firm at (727) 824-5727 or contact us online to schedule your initial consultation, where the first half hour is free. We serve clients in Saint Petersburg, Tampa, Clearwater, and all over the state of Florida.

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