I Was Sent a Notice of a Trust or Will — What Should I Do Now?
If you received a notice of trust or will, what steps should you take next?
A notice serves various purposes. One is to inform potential beneficiaries of the existence of the trust or will. They also let beneficiaries know that they now have a limited time frame to contest said trust or will — and this is where getting in touch with a Gainesville elder law attorney might be necessary.
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“If you are sent one of the notices, notice to creditors or a notice of administration…If you are someone who believes that you should be a beneficiary, or if you think, “I didn’t even know that I was a potential beneficiary,” you need to take a look at the estate. You need to go ahead, get a copy of the will, see what it says, see when it was executed, really do some research.
Then, take that information and go see another law attorney to make sure that your rights are being protected. Really important that you do that very quickly. At our practice, as well as lot of other elder law attorneys that practice in this area, normally the first initial consultation is free. You have kind of a free overview of, “Do you have a case?” When you get that notice to creditors or notice of administration, very important that you very quickly find somebody to help you understand what your rights are, making sure you don’t waive any of your ability to file some kind of objection.”