Disputes regarding wills and estates are increasingly common. This is largely due to more complex family arrangements (i.e. second or later...
    If you have been notified about a challenge to a will relating to an estate in which you have an interest, you may wonder whether you can defend the...
    A big consideration for many when they are thinking about how to contest a will or are facing a challenge to the validity of a will, is how much it...
    When it comes to the process of contesting a will, there is no legal requirement for a solicitor to be instructed. There is absolutely nothing...
    If you have found out about a will having been made in circumstances where you question the validity of the same, an initial question you may ask is,
    As part of the process of contesting a will, you will need to make sure that you can successfully challenge the validity of the will. The usual...
    In a controversial announcement made by the Government on 25 July 2020, wills witnessed via video link are to be legalised temporarily. As expected,...
    An estranged adult child who, along with her siblings, had been disinherited from benefitting from her late father’s estate worth in the region of...
    In March 2017 the Supreme Court’s ruling in Ilott v The Blue Cross and others (previously known as Ilott v Mitson) was handed down. Despite a number...
    In August 2016, a family won their legal battle to overturn their brother’s will after it was found that the deceased, David Poole, did not know and...
    Inheritance disputes are never far from the headlines with more people realising that they may (in certain circumstances) be able to bring a claim...
    In February 2016, a woman won her legal battle to stop her partner’s share in their property passing to his estranged wife, but the matter did not...