Posts Categorized: No-Contest Clauses

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Will you lose your inheritance? The Beneficiary’s Corner — Course 5 California No Contest Clauses

1. The basics of California No-Contest Clauses. Under current law, California no-contest clauses only apply to: 1. Direct contest brought without probable cause; 2. A pleading to challenge a transfer of property on the grounds that it was not the transferor’s property at the time of the transfer; and 3. The filing of a creditor’s claim or the prosecution of ...

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You’re Doing it Wrong…Let’s All Stop Using California No-Contest Clauses! Why is anyone still using no-contest clauses in California Trusts and Wills?  This has to be one of the most abused, misused, and misunderstood Trust provisions ever.  And yet, I bet you anything that if you look in your Trust or Will right now you will find a no-contest clause. No-contest clauses are well intentioned—to prevent Will and Trust ...

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