Contesting a Will - Let Martin Folino Work For You!

Will Contests and Disputes - Dayton Ohio

Although one of the goals of a will is preventing disputes, wills that were executed fraudulently or incorrectly can be subject to a will contest. At Martin Folino our attorneys have extensive experience representing both fiduciaries and beneficiaries in will contests.

Montgomery County Will Dispute Lawyer

A beneficiary who wishes to contest a will must have reasonable grounds for doing so. Grounds for contesting a will include:

  • Undue influence
  • Lack of proper execution
  • Forgery
  • Incapacity

Our Dayton will contest lawyers represent both fiduciaries and beneficiaries in will contests. If you are a beneficiary and you believe that you have reasonable grounds for contesting a will, our attorneys can thoroughly examine the document to determine whether legal action is possible. If you are a trustee or executor, our attorneys are prepared to defend you in the event that the will is contested by a beneficiary.

In either case, our attorneys utilize a judicious application of legal theory to achieve the best possible results for our clients.

A Will Contest Must Be Raised Within 60 Days

Under the law, a will contest must take place within 60 days. The window for challenging a will is very narrow, so if you suspect fraud or wrongdoing, contacting an attorney within 60 days is absolutely essential. Even if the 60 days have already passed, there may be other remedies that may be helpful to you.

Contact Martin Folino

Schedule a consultation with our lawyers by contacting our office at 937-461-6328.


Attorneys Overview

  • Thomas P. Martin
  • Mark Borland
  • Douglas A. Sebesy

Tom prides himself in helping clients turn the frustrating complexity of today's legal maze into useful tools to improve their financial bottom line in both their business and personal lives.

Tom joined the firm in 1975. Since then he has limited his practice to the areas of business law, taxation, real estate, estate planning, trusts and probate.

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Mark enjoys collaborating with clients in forming effective plans to protect assets.  Mark currently concentrates his practice on the areas of business law, taxation, real estate, estate planning, trusts and probate.

Mark has strong Dayton roots.  He was born and raised in Kettering, OH and attended Archbishop Alter High School.  Mark received his B.A. from Wittenberg University and his J.D. from the University of Dayton School of Law.  Mark is a member of the Ohio State and Dayton Bar Associations. 

 

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Doug brings unique capabilities and experience to the practice of law, adding his own distinctive qualities to the firm’s mix of resources.  While his main areas of practice include estate planning, business and real estate law, Doug has the ability to solve a variety of client needs.

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