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Contentious Probate Solicitors

Contentious Probate Solicitors in London

Disputes about the administration of someone’s inheritance, whether or not there is a Will, are included in contentious probate. Our Contentious Probate Solicitors in London have extensive expertise delicately advising clients through difficult circumstances and taking swift action where necessary.

Disgruntled beneficiaries, personal representatives, trustees, or dependents may express concerns about, for example, mismanagement of the estate, claims against the estate, or the interpretation of a Will or a Will trust agreement.

The purpose of a Will is to ensure your wishes are carried out after your death, and probate is the process to achieve that. Our Contentious Probate Solicitors will ensure that you obtain a grant of probate that is the formal process by which the court recognizes the executors and when finalized, the estate can be distributed.

If you have been named as an executor, which you may or may not have been aware of, this will mean that you have the role of fulfilling the Will. It is recommended that the first step an executor should take is to appoint a Contentious Probate Solicitors in London and Crown Law Solicitors and our probate team are here to support you.

Even if a family member died without a Will or if you are unable to locate a Will, the intestacy laws will apply to the estate, determining who is entitled to what. The Crown Law Solicitors’ contentious probate solicitors team in London will help you understand the implication of intestacy and guide you on the steps that need to be taken.

Contentious Probate Solicitors

It may not always be the case that a Will is acknowledged or accepted by the whole family. 

Contentious probate solicitors typically occur when a family member or other person:

  • is not content that the Will being used is the correct one or a has challenged a Will
  • does not agree that the executor is correct
  • does not agree that the will has been correctly interpreted and applied

The dispute over a Will is known as Contested Probate.

Our experienced Contested Probate Solicitors work with and represent:

  • A person who is seeking to challenge a Will or clarify how it has been interpreted
  • A person who is contesting probate when there is no Will or it is believed a Will does not exist
  • An executor who is defending a challenge to the Will and/or a challenge to how the assets have been distributed.

Contested probate situations can be very complex and emotional. Our experienced contested probate attorneys will work with you to ensure that any disagreement is handled as fast as feasible and with the best possible outcome.

Crown Law Solicitors are experts at dealing with contentious probate solicitors matters and you can be assured of the right advice to guide you through a dispute.

Our Fees & Making Contact

To find relevant information on our prices please visit our legal fees page which can be accessed by clicking on the link: Our Fees

We work to a range of fixed fees and where those are not possible we will provide you with a very clear and transparent fee quotation which will ensure you are fully aware of the fees you need to pay, to who and when.

To obtain a quotation or to speak to one of our experienced contentious probate solicitors in London, you can call us on 0208 175 6733 or email us enquiries@crownlawsolicitors.com or complete an online inquiry.

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