Yes, there are several important time limits. If you wait, your case may become damaged.
If you are a spouse, former spouse, or dependent of the deceased, you may be able to make a claim even if you are not named in the will.
No. You can choose to receive what you would have gotten had a divorce occurred on the day before the death instead of what the will provides. You need legal advice and representation for this. (read more)
Not necessarily. Sometimes litigation involves quickly clarifying an issue or fixing an omission in a will. The problem may be with the will and not the people involved. We handle matters sensitively and respectfully.
We offer contingency fee arrangements for strong cases. This means that we generally will not charge you a fee unless and until you are successful with your case. Our fee can never be more than you win.
Eric Katzman is an experienced lawyer at Katzman, Wylupek LLP who can help with estate litigation and inheritance matters. Unlike most other estate lawyers, Eric is willing to take some cases on contingency. The contingency fee will be a percentage of what is won for a beneficiary or dependent. The maximum percentage that Eric charges is 29% plus HST, but your percentage may be lower depending on your case. Hourly rate options are also available.
No-obligation, confidential phone calls with Eric are completely free.
Call 226.774.5289 for more legal information about your case. Eric prides himself on being able to get to the heart of a legal issue within only a few minutes of conversation.