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No Contest Clause in will
Blog # 3 No Contest Clause is Will April 15, 2015
Roger executed a Last Will and Testament. He did not want his disgruntled relatives to contest his will, so he included a “no contest” clause stating that if anyone contested the Will, then that person would inherit nothing.
Is that ” no contest clause” enforceable in Indiana?
No. A “no contest clause” as described above in not enforceable in Indiana. See IC 29-1-6-2. There is a similar provision making a “no contest clause” in a Trust unenforceable in Indiana . Se IC 30-4-2.1-3.