Protect Your Family From a Complicated Probate Process

Call a probate law attorney in Montclair, New Jersey

Probate is a legal process that takes place after an individual dies. If the decedent had a valid will, the probate court will adhere to what is defined in the will. But if you believe the will does not reflect the actual intent of the decedent, you should consider contesting the will's validity.

Our probate attorney in Montclair, NJ can handle cases with or without a will or last testament. We’ll walk you through the probate process from beginning to end including locating and securing assets, collecting property values, managing investing like 401Ks, addressing outstanding debt, and finally allocating assets to beneficiaries or appropriate parties.

Call The Law Office Of Barry E. Janay, P.C. today if you want to bring your case to a probate court in Montclair, New Jersey.

When should you contest a will?

When should you contest a will?

Most wills pass through probate without a problem. But if you have legal grounds for contesting a will, you need to make a move before it's too late. You should contest a will if you believe its creator:

  • Was influenced by someone at the time to make unusual arrangements
  • Didn't have the mental capacity to create a valid document
  • Neglected to include a child, spouse or important family member
  • Made unreasonable requests for a beneficiary to obtain a gift, asset or inheritance

If you have issues with a will that you believe to be invalid, you can challenge it. Call the probate attorney of Montclair, The Law Office Of Barry E. Janay, P.C. today to discuss your options.