Legal Remedies for Being Left Out of a Will

Although being left out of a will is not a situation you imagined yourself in, it is important to consider your position, take steps to clarify why you were not included, and explore the legal remedies for contesting the will if necessary.

Contesting Wills in California

While most wills proceed through the probate process – that is, the legal process of authorizing a will as valid – some were created or signed under invalid circumstances. Anyone who stands to gain something from a will can contest the document in court.