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Will Disputes

We have a team of experts in this specialist area who are led by Robert Weston.

Suzanne Lee – Partner

Gary Priest – Partner

Andrew Chandler – Assistant Solicitor

Robert Weston and Suzanne Lee are Members of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS).

Gary Priest is a member of  The Society of Trust and Estate Planners (STEP).

Our Services

We have substantial experience in dealing with:

Inheritance Claims (claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975)

– advising and representing both executors, beneficiaries and dependants who wish to  make a claim where inadequate provision has been made in a Will or on an intestacy

Challenging the validity of Wills whether due to:

– want of due execution and want of capacity

– want of knowledge and approval and undue influence and fraud

We act for those seeking to challenge a will and executors who seeking to uphold the validity of a Will.

Applications to Rectify Wills

Applications to remove/substitute Personal Representatives

Claims regarding agreements made with the deceased before death.

We will provide an assessment of the merits of the case at an early stage and also consider the possibility of alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation.

Time limits

Time limits exist within which these types of claim must be brought, an early enquiry is advisable to enable valuable evidence to be obtained as quickly as possible.

We are happy to have initial discussions with you on a free of charge basis.

What our clients have said

You have restored our faith in the legal profession ……”.

“It is seldom that one encounters such caring professionalism”

“Thank you for your advice, patience and professional insight”.

“From the outset you inspired a feeling of complete confidence in your professional abilities”.

“Thank you for explaining every step of the process so clearly”.

“Thank you for acting so speedily in bringing this matter to a resolution”.

“Thank you for the interest and attention that you have applied to the case”.

“You have done a first class job”.

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