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Will & estate disputes

Frequently asked questions

What does the Inheritance Act mean to me?
Legal protection is available for spouses, children and other dependants where a person has died without leaving any or sufficient money for their continued well being. Those who can make a claim are, a surviving spouse, surviving children and a person dependant before death. However, if you are a grown up child, not living at home, with a good job but dis-inherited by the parents, there is no guarantee of success in an Inheritance Act claim.
How will I be able to fund the case?
The contentious probate team is committed to providing you with the latest funding options and Stephensons are one of the few firms able to offer a variety of arrangements such as Legal Aid and ‘no win no fee’ agreements. We will discuss your specific options early on and will do everything we can to assist you in choosing the right option for you.
Why do I need qualified legal assistance?
Will and estate disputes are a complex and specialist area of law and you need to ensure that you are represented by lawyers with appropriate experience and knowledge. Nationally, we are one of the few firms which has a specialist team who can provide such representation.
What should I do now?
If you have any kind of query relating to an inheritance dispute, you can contact us on 01942 777777 and we will provide you with a free initial interview, where we will discuss the details of your case with you and run through your options, including how to pay for the dispute.