20.10.2021 | Katie de Swarte

Evidence Needed When Contesting A Will

‘Scrap King’ Multi-million Inheritance Dispute Confirms the High Standard of Evidence Needed to Contest a Will   Gary Goodwin, son of...

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20.10.2021 | Katie de Swarte

Contested Will Claim Succeeds on Capacity

A sad case in which a bereaved father made a will without the requisite mental capacity to do so has...

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20.10.2021 | Katie de Swarte

Contested Will Claim Against Estate Fails

The recent reported case of Shearer v Shearer highlights that adult children cannot expect an estate to support their affluent...

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13.9.2021 | Jan Atkinson

Controversy over validity of the will

Our client is the executor and one of three residuary beneficiaries of the estate of her late uncle. The will...

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8.9.2021 | Katie de Swarte

Challenge on grounds of lack of...

Osbornes Law acts for the potential claimants, the adult daughters of the deceased who assert his last Will to be...

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8.9.2021 | Elspeth Neilson

Claims over two £8m estates

We act for the executor of the £8 million estate of his son who was embroiled in acrimonious divorce proceedings at...

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8.9.2021 | Jan Atkinson

Dispute over £8million estate administration

Osbornes Law acted for the only surviving adult child of the deceased, who died in her nineties having made several...

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9.10.2020 | Suzanna Baker

Vigilance needed to protect those vulnerable...

The coronavirus pandemic has left many elderly and vulnerable people increasingly isolated due to social distancing, shielding and restrictions on...

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2.9.2020 | Jan Atkinson

I was left out of my...

Whilst testators in England and Wales are able to leave their estate to whoever they wish, we are often approached...

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29.4.2020 | Elspeth Neilson

Coronavirus: be prepared for an increase...

Challenging the validity of wills is already common, and with social distancing preventing solicitors carrying out the usual safeguards for...

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