Probate, Inheritance & Will Disputes

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When someone close to you dies, it is always a difficult time. You are probably struggling to come to terms with your loss. When you are faced with a dispute about the Will, your inheritance or probate of the estate, it makes the whole situation even more difficult.

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We do understand what a stressful time this is for you. By getting advice from our Solicitors about the dispute, you can better understand what happens next and how to bring your dispute to an end.

Types of Wills and Probate Disputes

Bringing or Opposing a Claim Against a Will


Will and Probate disputes can take many forms. You may be the one challenging the Will.

Alternatively, you may be acting as Executor of the estate and be facing a challenge to the Will from someone else in your family.

Whatever the circumstances, we can help. Some of the reasons for contesting a Will are:

  • It was changed shortly before your loved one died, handwritten and excluded most people who were close relations.
  • It is invalid due to not complying with the legal requirements in the Wills Act 1837.
  • Your loved one had a lack of capacity when they made the Will.
  • There is no financial provision made for a member of the family.
  • The signature does not look right.
  • You have been excluded from the Will and you are a close family member.

You can see there are a number of reasons that you could challenge a Will, or perhaps face a challenge from a relative.

Where there is a challenge to a Will, this means that Probate cannot be completed until the dispute with the Will is resolved.

How we can help

The Importance of Specialist Solicitors in Will and Probate Disputes


Our years of experience in Probate and Wills gives us the expertise we need to bring your dispute to a close.

We understand that you feel worried and upset by the dispute. Therefore, we aim to move things forward to a conclusion as quickly as we can.

You are probably concerned about the cost of legal representation. There are options available that we can discuss with you.

Talk to us today!

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Client testimonials

  • We decided to use a local solicitor for our recent house sale and purchase. Despite it becoming a much more complex and pro longed matter. Christopher Taylor provided excellent service throughout his advice was clear and concise and he always found time to talk through options and next steps. He dealt very well with the less than helpful solicitors used by the other parties too. Highly recommend.

    Gareth Brown
  • I was looking for a firm to assist my mother, my sister and myself with the drafting of new wills. I am so pleased we chose this firm. Tom Maxted-Pettman put us all at ease, talked through our options in language we understood and arranged it all with the minimum of inconvenience to us. We got a highly professional service for a reasonable fee. I would recommend this firm to anybody needing legal assistance.

    Theresa Jackson
  • Thank you for all your support and advice over the last 24 months. It has been truly appreciated and you have all worked hard to make things as simple and painless as possible whilst maintaining my intention to keep things civil in order to preserve the best relationship for our daughter. Your support and guidance has been truly invaluable.

  • I instructed Julian Cole at short notice for some legal advice on a Settlement Agreement which was carried out swiftly, helpfully and efficiently. I was recommended you by a family friend and wouldn't hesitate to recommend to anyone else enquiring.

    G Dible

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Challenging a Will or Probate? Our Legal Experts Are Here to Help

Bringing your dispute to an end is important to us so get in touch with our experienced Wills and Probate Dispute team. Call on 01264 353411, email at or complete our online enquiry form.