Probate in Kentucky can be contested under certain circumstances says Bunch and Brock
LEXINGTON, Ky., Sept. 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Probate is the legal process that occurs after a person's death to administer their estate, distribute assets, and settle any debts or claims. While the probate process is designed to be fair and efficient, there are situations where interested parties may seek to contest the proceedings. "Each probate estate is unique, and the process can potentially be timely and costly," says Attorney Thomas Bunch.
Contesting probate in Kentucky typically involves challenging the validity of a will or questioning the actions of the executor or personal representative. Here are some common grounds for contesting probate in Kentucky:
To contest probate in Kentucky, interested parties must file a petition with the probate court outlining the specific grounds for contesting and providing supporting evidence. It is important to note that there are specific time limits for filing a contest, so prompt action is crucial.
"Contesting probate can lead to delays in the distribution of assets and may strain relationships among family members. Therefore, it is advisable to carefully consider the potential outcomes and consult with legal professionals before initiating a contest," says Attorney Matthew Bunch.
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