Making a Will that may be contested
Christmas is a time of time of peace, joy, cheer, and good food. It can also be the time for family feuds.
If you have fallen out with a child, or anyone else who might expect to inherit when you die, it is important that you take extra steps when making a Will to ensure that your wishes are honoured when the time comes. This is because the disappointed beneficiary may either contest your Will when you die or lodge a claim against the estate
We are specialists in assisting people make Wills that could be contested as well as dealing with contested estates. Michele Henderson is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and has considerable experience in helping people make Wills. Joanna Connolly is a solicitor advocate who can fight your corner when the time comes. Whilst we cannot stop disappointed beneficiary from taking action we can eliminate his chances of success as far as possible.
When there is a dispute involving inheritance and the validity of a will in the UK, it is classed as Contentious Probate. It is also known as a Will Dispute. Every year, many people find themselves in situations whereby they come across issues with contentious probate. Joanna Connolly Solicitors are experienced in contentious probate matters. If you have a potential inheritance dispute, will dispute, are considering making a family provision claim or have any other concern regarding the administration of an estate or trust, we can help.
We take a non-adversarial approach to dispute resolution, with emphasis on the use of a clear, structured approach. We will work closely with you to ensure a careful consideration of the legal issues and assist in finding a practical solution to the problem.