Video Blog: Will Contests – Choosing An Attorney

Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman explains how to choose an attorney for representation when contesting a will in Florida.

Video Transcript:

In choosing an attorney for a will contest, it’s important that you find someone who has actually handled will contests and disputes involving probate in the past.

Not every attorney that prepares wills, trusts and other estate planning documents has had the experience to handle an estate or probate litigation case.

Video Transcript:

There are a number of places that you can go to find an attorney to handle an estate or trust litigation case.

One of the important resources you have is the Florida Bar or your local bar, such as the Clearwater, St. Pete or Hillsborough Bar Association. They often will provide you with referrals.

Obviously another great place to start to find a good lawyer, is to start with a good lawyer. It’s not a bad idea to get three recommendations and to review and interview all three lawyers.