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Contesting Wills & Probate – Inheritance Disputes

Sometimes people are unreasonably excluded from wills or there is a dispute over a will or estate.

If you are looking to defend or contest a will you can contact our specialist inheritance disputes team. Providing sensible and pragmatic advice to clients, aiming to resolve disputes quickly and cost effectively. We will treat every case as sensitively and efficiently as possible, always focusing on the best interests of our clients.

Inheritance Claim Disputes

The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 provides protection for certain categories of people where reasonable financial provision has not been made for them in the deceased’s will or, if there is no will, under the intestacy rules.

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Wills can be challenged for a variety of legal reasons, or you could be eligible to make an Inheritance Act claim for a financial award from a deceased person’s estate.

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