Wills, trusts and estates disputes

Contentious wills, trusts and estates

We understand how difficult it can be to come to terms with a death of a loved one, this can be exacerbated when the Will of the deceased is not as expected, or you feel like an executor of an estate is not acting in the manner in which they should.

We regularly act on a variety of matters which arise following the death of a loved one and understand the sensitive nature of such claims.

These include:

  • disappointed beneficiaries – IA claims and equitable remedy claims; 
  • challenging the validity of a Will; 
  • executor disputes – includes appointment of an independent administrator 
  • trust disputes;
  • problems with the wording of the Will; and 
  • death and burial disputes.
  • How we can help

    Our team of specialist contentious probate solicitors are on hand to guide and support you through this painful process and to ensure you are provided with all options available to you. 

    Whichever side we represent, we strive to help our clients to achieve a settlement out of court where possible. However, if a settlement is not possible, we have the necessary experience to take claims to trial. Where litigation is necessary, we will assist our clients to bring their disputes to court quickly and efficiently.

    Many members of our specialist contentious probate team our members of ACTAPS, the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists.

    If you would like to talk to one of our contentious probate solicitors, please contact 0333 323 5292 or fill in our enquiry form and we will be in touch.

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