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Contested Wills Claims
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Despite the terms of a Will, a Court may make orders to redistribute the assets of a Deceased Estate to include people who have been left out of a Will, or where they are named in the Will but proper provision has not been made for them.
Let us help... Our Deceased Estates Lawyers will resolutely guard and pursue your legal rights to protect, and even increase, your entitlement to an Estate.
Call us now to discuss your rights obligation free. We offer a free initial consultation to all 'eligible persons'.
Who Can Make a Claim ('eligible persons')?
The following categories of people may make a claim for provision from an Estate despite the terms of the Will:
A person who can establish that they fall into one or more of the above classes is described by the relevant law as an ‘eligible person’.
In many cases, Contested Wills Claims are resolved without the need for extensive, or any, Court proceedings. Contact the Deceased Estates Team at Roberts Legal to speak to an experienced Solicitor who will pursue your interests without delay.
Frequently Asked Questions
What if there is no Will?
A Court may also make orders allowing provision for an eligible person in circumstances where the deceased did not leave a Will.
A person must make a claim within 12 months of the date of death (where the date of death is after 1 March 2009). If this time limit has passed, the person must seek the Court’s permission to make a claim.