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

Contentious Probate Dispute Surrounding Interpretation

The ‘nil rate band’ offers an incentive to testators to make their will in a tax-efficient manner, maximising the amount...

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20.10.2021 | Katie de Swarte

Handwriting Expert Witness Concludes Will Forgery

It’s not unheard of for an individual to forge someone’s will with the aim of securing an inheritance....

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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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17.9.2021 | Jan Atkinson

Funding of Probate disputes

Probate disputes can be very expensive and clients often find it difficult to find the money to cover their legal...

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14.9.2021 | Katie de Swarte

Dealing with a Contentious Probate Claim

Many people do not know what a contentious probate claim is until they have become embroiled in one. The root...

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13.9.2021 | Jan Atkinson

Worldwide Probate Dispute

The deceased died in Ireland leaving very considerable wealth and assets all over the world, including England, but without leaving...

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13.9.2021 | Elspeth Neilson

Estate administration with a value of £6...

In this international probate case, we are acting for the executors in an estate administration with a value of £6million....

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13.9.2021 | Elspeth Neilson

International probate involving 17 properties

Osbornes Law represented the administrator of this international estate where the deceased was domiciled in India. There are ongoing court...

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