When considering a Will, it is important to first check whether it has been executed properly as if it has not been properly executed then the Will is invalid and the terms therein have no effect. Valid execution of a Will includes the following: The...
At Stephensons our inheritance dispute solicitors are one of only a small number of dedicated contentious probate teams in the UK. Our solicitors are well experienced in dealing with a wide variety of disputes relating to Wills, estates, trusts and Court of Protection issues.
The death of a loved one is always a distressing time. The stress of the situation can be increased further when the Will is challenged or claims are made against the estate.
If a family member has passed away and what has been left for you in their Will is not what you anticipated, our solicitors may be able to challenge the Will. If you have concerns that it is invalid or that yourself or another family member has been unfairly excluded, we may be able to help.
Alternatively, you may be an executor or beneficiary where a claim is being brought against the estate and you may need advice or assistance in defending the claim.
No matter the nature of your inheritance dispute, whether you are looking to bring a claim or defend a claim, our team will be able to advise you on your case and discuss the funding options available to you. We can advise you on costs, timescales and whether you have a strong case.