Posted By Attorney Baxter-Thompson
What Is a Will Contest? A will contest is a lawsuit filed by a person with an interest in an estate when he or she believes the will was created when the testator lacked capacity, was unduly influenced, or had his name forged. "Testator" is the legal term for a person that executes a will. (Just as a "settlor" is the legal name for a person creating a trust.) This is a very ...