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

Will dispute on grounds of lack of capacity

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

Dispute 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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13.8.2021 | Jan Atkinson

What is reasonable financial provision in 1975 Act claims?

The long running and high profile case of Ilott v Mitson [2017] UKSC 17 has finally come to an end with the...

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9.10.2020 | Suzanna Baker

Vigilance needed to protect those vulnerable to undue...

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

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Last Will and Testament
2.9.2020 | Jan Atkinson

Left Out of A Will

I was left out of my mother’s last will and I am confident this was not her intention. What...

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