Author: Tiffany Bentley

I Want to Contest My Parent’s Will. What Is the Process?

While still grieving the death of your mother, you receive a Notice from the Probate and Family Court informing you that your good-for-nothing brother has filed a Petition for Probate seeking to be appointed as Personal Representative of your mother’s …

Can a Prenuptial Agreement Protect My Assets After Death?

In terms of would-be celebrations, no one was more upset about COVID-19 than the couples whose weddings were derailed by a year or more of pandemic-induced delays. For those who survived quarantining together and still like each other enough to …

I Was Omitted From a Will. Can I Sue?

Grieving the death of a friend or family member is hard enough. Imagine the compounded feelings of realizing that an inheritance you had been promised or otherwise believed would be coming is not materializing. You were omitted from your loved …

Happy Holidays!

On behalf of the production team at Beyond the Will, we’d like to thank you for checking in and reading along this year. From COVID-19 impacts and updates to the trials and tribulations of our fictional Smith and Alexander families, …

Introducing: The Smiths & Alexanders

Welcome back to Beyond the Will, where we are excited to introduce you to the Smiths and the Alexanders, made-up people with a wild accumulation of fictional (but factual) circumstances that raise all kinds of probate and fiduciary litigation issues. …

A Family History of the Smiths & Alexanders

Welcome to the story of the Smiths and the Alexanders — made-up people with a wild accumulation of fictional (but factual) circumstances that raise all kinds of probate and fiduciary litigation issues. What potential problems do you spot here? What …