Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What are the grounds for challenging a will?

When a will is open to the grant of probate, a person wanting to contest the will may question the validity of the will on some of the following grounds:

  • the will was not the final document;
  • the person lacked the mental capacity;
  • the will was altered after it was signed;
  • the person was unduly influenced by another person who may benefit from the will;
  • the will was revoked;
  • the will lacked clarity.


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