Challenging a Will – Undue Influence and Duress

August 18, 2016 by admin · Leave a Comment 

A court may find that a Will is invalid if the deceased was unduly influenced or acted under duress to draft their Will in a certain way. Undue Influence People may manipulate others that are vulnerable or dependent on others – often the elderly or the ill. Undue influence occurs when a Will maker (testator) is put under pressure by the conduct of another person. Most cases involve a family member, friend or trus