The death of a loved one can be a stressful and emotional time, particularly if you have been left out of a will or left less than expected. Our expert inheritance dispute solicitors can help you if you believe you have a claim on a deceased estate or trust.
inheritance dispute solicitors often arise when there is confusion over what a person’s final wishes are or when evidence of undue influence or fraud is found during the administration of an estate or trust. Whether you are a beneficiary who believes they have been treated unfairly or an executor or trustee who has been accused of misappropriating funds, our inheritance dispute lawyers are here to help.
Providing advice on making an inheritance claim based on the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975. This includes advising on your rights to an allowance from the deceased’s estate or trust. We can also advise you if you are a potential claimant in other categories such as a surviving spouse, civil partner, cohabitee, or child.
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It is quite common for there to be disputes within a community of heirs over access to the house, the company, or other high-value assets in the estate. Our experts have empathetic skills and technical expertise in this area of law to help steer the community of heirs toward a solution that is balanced, fair and reasonable for everyone involved. We are able to assist with mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution, which are far cheaper and far less confrontational than litigation through the court process and can save valuable family relationships.