If a parent passes away, and they are mentally incompetent, and they leave their estate to a church, can the children protest the will
4 Answers from Attorneys
For a will to be valid in Florida the person must be competent. They must also make the Will free from any undue influence of persons receiving assets under the Will. Note that Florida law place time limits when objections to a Will may be filed. I suggest you speak with an attorney if you believe your parent was not competent at the time they signed their Will.
An important issue is whether the person was sound of mind at the time of
executing the will. Subsequent lack of mental capacity is irrelevant. Leaving
assets to a religious entity does not indicate mental incompetence.
Consult a competent probate attorney. Both answers are very appropriate and on point. All facts must be considered in a circumstance such as this.
He may, if he had a lucid moment. A will contest (which i have done) may be required.