Unhappy inheritance – Contesting a Will

If you want to contest a will, there are several factors you need to consider before taking your disputes to the courts.

While this certainly should not dissuade you from choosing to contest a will, you should be aware of the grounds upon which you can contest a will before launching a legal challenge.

When should I contest a will?

The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 gives certain relatives the right to ask the courts to review a Will.

You can contest a will if you believe any of the following to be true:

Depending on the grounds used to contest the Will, you may need to:

To contest a will, you should seek professional advice and appoint a solicitor to handle legal matters.

If you are interested in contesting a will or are already in a dispute over an inheritance, please get in touch.

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