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The death of a loved one is always a distressing time and even if the deceased has put a Will in place problems can arise which can make the grieving process even more difficult and emotional. By their very nature, disputes of this type can involve sensitive issues and can be extremely upsetting to those involved.

Gorvins Solicitors are proud to have one of the UK’s leading and specialised teams who have extensive experience of dealing with all types of will and estate disputes and contentious probate matters.

Call one of the team today on 0343 507 5151 or e-mail willdisputesteam@gorvins.com to talk in confidence about a will dispute or claim against an estate.

Gorvins Approach to Will and Estate Disputes

If you are contesting a Will or you are an executor and a family member or friend is disputing the Will, you need to have confidence that a professional expert will advise on the best course of action to take.

Gorvins have one of the most experienced and highly specialised contentious probate teams in the UK and can help you with:

In any of these situations it is important that you seek specialist legal advice as soon as possible, as there are strict time limits on contesting a Will and making claims against an Estate.

Contesting a Will or defending a claim can be stressful. We’ll always look to make the process as simple and clear as possible for you, offering advice in plain English.

We’ll also try and keep the dispute out of court where possible by using mediators. This is less stressful, less costly and quicker, with most mediated cases being resolved within 6-9 months.

How can Gorvins Help?

We want to make things as convenient and stress-free for you as possible. Call the wills and estate disputes team on 0343 507 5151, e-mail willdisputesteam@gorvins.com or fill in our enquiry form to talk about a will dispute and whether our expert team could help.

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Meet the Will & Estate Disputes team

  • Christine Thornley

    Head of Wills, Trusts & Probate
    Wills, Trusts & Probate

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  • Danielle Clements

    Senior Associate
    Dispute Resolution

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  • Michael Smoult

    Senior Associate
    Wills, Trusts & Probate

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  • Tasoula Addison

    Associate Solicitor
    Wills, Trusts & Probate

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What Will & Estate Disputes services do we offer

  • Challenging or Contesting a Will

    Anyone can leave their money and belongings to whom they wish in their Will, but on occasion disputes do arise over...

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  • Claims against property or assets

    When someone dies the process of probate assesses what a person owns and what they have left in their Will to...

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  • Fraudulent Wills

    It is unusual but it can sometimes be the case that a fraudulent Will has been created...

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  • Invalid Wills Involving Mental Capacity

    Sadly, there are an increasing number of elderly people developing dementia, and people who are unable to make...

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  • Invalid Wills involving undue influence by others

    As people’s assets have become more and more valuable over the years there has been a rise in Wills being contested...

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  • Lost Wills

    When someone dies, you need to locate a copy of the latest Will. This can be difficult as people often don’t like...

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  • Negligently drafted Wills

    When a loved one dies it is a difficult time but when there are problems with the Will this can be even more...

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  • Inheritance Act Claims

    Family relationships are increasingly complicated and you may feel that you have wrongly been left out of a Will...

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  • Problems with Executors or Trustees

    Estate and Trust administration can take a long time. If there is a dispute it can take years rather than weeks and...

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  • Trust Disputes

    Handling trust disputes involving individuals, corporate trustees, charities and beneficiaries is a highly complex...

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