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Contested Wills, Trusts, Probate and Estate Claims (Overview)

Reasons to choose Wilson Browne

Challenging a Will, making a claim against an Estate or resolving a Trust dispute are areas of the law where instructing an expert is essential.

Our expert team specialises in advising clients on a range of disputes involving Wills, Trusts and the administration of Estates. We can help if you need to:

  • Contest or challenge the validity of a Will
  • Defend against a will dispute
  • Bring a claim against an Estate for reasonable financial provision under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
  • Challenge the way a Trust is being managed
  • Seek advice as a trustee who is facing a dispute
  • Obtain advice on how to deal with an Inheritance Act or contentious probate claim being made against an Estate
  • Consider how a charity should respond to a claim made against an Estate

We also advise on applications for a Declaration of Presumed Death, applications for rectification and the recovery of Trust or Estate assets.

This area of the law is specialist – our Team is led by a member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) and we have many years of experience advising clients in these disputes.

For more information on our services click the links below:

Challenging or Contesting a Will (Contentious Probate)

Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act claims – Failure to provide

Trust Disputes

Declarations of Presumed Death

Rectification Claims


Intestacy (Dying Without Having A Will In Place)