When concerns arise about the validity of a will after the death of a family member or a loved one, it is not uncommon to have concerns about how to pay for a lawyer to evaluate and pursue a lawsuit to challenge – or to defend -- the will. When there are irregularities with a will, like a will signed long after a dementia diagnosis, or an inexplicable late in life change in an estate plan that excludes beneficiaries from an earlier will, a will contest may be the only viable option. If so, hiring an experienced and competent attorney is crucial.
At Obenshain Law Group, our Virginia will contest attorneys will talk to you and your family about how to get the legal representation you need without breaking the bank. We are willing to discuss different fee arrangements with you, including handing your case on a contingency fee basis. Using a contingency fee basis means that if we are not successful winning at trial or reaching a settlement, you won't have to pay us a legal fee. If we are successful with the management of your case, our legal fees will be paid out of any recovery.
While your dispute is important, we want to also make sure that we explain the business side of the issue and we always discuss our fee arrangements and answer questions. We believe that in many cases a contingency fee arrangement better aligns our interests with those of our clients. It is imperative that our clients understand the available options for paying for legal services and that they make the right decisions for them and for their family.
The initial consultation meeting with the will contest team at Obenshain Law Group is always without charge. While we hope that the meeting will be helpful to our clients, it is also an important meeting for our team. While you need to decide whether to retain our services, we need to make our own assessment of your case. We do not take every case. We undertake a careful evaluation of each case.
To schedule your free initial consultation, call us at (540) 318-7360 today.