An adult child with complex mental health issues has succeeded in a claim against her late Father’s estate for reasonable financial provision, despite being estranged from her parents. The judge acknowledged that may in part be due to her mental health issues. The estate was valued at £554,000. After much deliberation, the daughter was awarded…
If you are considering gifting the family home this guide outlines what you should consider, and provides possible alternatives to protect you and your rights.
In this short guide we have outlined some of the reasons why we feel it is important to make a Will; exposing some of the popular myths surrounding the process along the way.
When Tony married Carol his new found happiness unfortunately caused a rift with the children from his first marriage, now all in their 30s. Eventually Tony became estranged from his children for a period of almost ten years. After Tony’s death this rift resulted in a dispute against Tony’s Will.
Recognising that Disputed Wills & Probate is a very complex area of law we aim to always speak to our clients in jargon-free language wherever possible. Below are some common terms that are used in these cases. Beneficiary This is the person who is entitled to receive something from a Will or trust. This could…
Below are some of the more common questions we are asked by beneficiaries when it comes to Disputed Wills and Probate. Please click on the questions below to find out more.
Below are some of the more common questions we are asked by executors and trustees. Please click on the questions below to find out more.