When someone dies, family members often find themselves at odds with each other over their estate. If you believe you have been wrongfully left out of a Will or are concerned about the way the estate is being administered, our expert contentious probate solicitors can help.
A contentious probate solicitors claim can be a complex matter – and the outcome can have an emotional impact. Whether you need to dispute the validity of a Will, take action against a trustee or pursue a claim under The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, we can provide you with support and guidance.
Our specialist lawyers can provide you with a sympathetic and robust defence if you are being accused of fraud, forgery or alleged breach of fiduciary duty during the Probate process. We have been helping people like you through this challenging time for over 285 years and can guide you on the best course of action to take.
Contentious Probate Solicitors: A Guide to Resolving Estate Disputes
Sometimes disputes arise because of a lack of clarity over what the deceased person intended. This can be due to poor drafting, clerical errors or simply misinterpretation of what was written down.
It is also common for claims to be made against executors or administrators for failing in their duties – ranging from taking too long, to mishandling the estate or acting in a dishonourable manner. In such cases, it is crucial to seek legal advice from a specialist contentious probate solicitor as soon as possible.