No Contest Clause – Excluding Someone From Your Will Or Trust

In August, 2008, California’s governor approved a bill providing that on and after January 1, 2010, any instrument, whenever executed, that became irrevocable on or after January 1, 2001 the law regarding no contest clauses will change.

California Probate Code Section 21310 – 21315 addresses the question of what is a “no contest” clause in California’s wills and living trusts.

There is more about this topic in an earlier blog post.