Our team are experienced in all types of will disputes and challenging wills.
If you have been left out of a Will or have been treated unfairly in a Will, our team is able to assist.
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Will disputes can cover many different situations relating to a Will or after a loved one has passed. The most common will disputes are generally where the validity of the Will is called into question or when a family member has been left out of a Will or where they have been left an inadequate amount from the estate.
Will disputes inevitably include defending the claims by other people or beneficiaries under the Will as well. Our will dispute lawyers are experienced in both defending and prosecuting will dispute claims.
Will disputes can arise for various reasons including:
There are numerous other disputes that can arise regarding a will or estate and our will dispute and estate lawyer team are experienced in acting for both applicants and defendants to all type of Will Disputes including defending Wills, making applications to set aside a Will or making a family provision claim.
The law allows certain people to challenge a will with a family provision claim if they have been left out of the will or have no received an adequate gift under the will. The Succession Act 2006 – Chapter 3 sets out the list of people who may make a claim against the estate or will and circumstances in which they can make the claim.
More information on family provision claims can be found at Challenging a Will – Family Provision Claims.
There are several instances in which the Will can be challenged on the basis that it is not a valid will:
More information on will disputes relating to invalid wills can be found at Challenging a Will – Invalid Will.