Inheritance and Probate Disputes

There are occasions when disputes arise between family members relating to inheritance.

Inheritance and Probate Disputes

Working closely with our private client team, who are members of Certainty, our experienced litigation team will advise on all aspects of inheritance and probate disputes and how to resolve the dispute including mediation.

Inheritance and probate disputes include:

  • Claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975
  • Breach of Trust claims
  • Conflicts of Interest in relation to trustees
  • Constructive Trusts and resulting trusts
  • Disputed wills based on allegations of mental capacity and/or undue influence
  • Disputed wills based on allegations of invalid procedure or fraud
  • Disputes involving Executors ,Trustees, Court of Protection Orders and Powers of Attorney
  • Misappropriated Property
  • Negligently drafted wills and professional negligence claims
  • Property issues and issues arising from sharing a property with the deceased
  • Property Adjustment Orders
  • Trust Administration Claims

 


What our Clients say

  • Thank you very much indeed for your efforts on my behalf at the Court yesterday. You did an excellent job and I am very grateful. The court order that you obtained at very short notice is a source of considerable relief to me.

    Mr. C

    Peter Hastings
  • Courteous, kind and very professional.

    Mrs D / Norwich

    Louisa Shailes
  • All staff show high level of care and understanding particularly at times of emotional vulnerability such as when dealing with the estates of the deceased, probate etc.

    Mrs W / Watton

    Lie-Critchley Wenke
  • Overt efficiency making the potentially incomprehensible comprehensible.

    The mystique was translated into clarity and the purpose simplified.

    Mr & Mrs H. / Norfolk

    Rumsey Laura
  • Dear Peter

    I think the congratulations should go to you because without your help and guidance I’m not sure that I would have got this far. I was very happy with the result and it definitely allowed me to enjoy my weekend.

    Once again thanks for all your great help and support in reaching a satisfactory conclusion.

    Mr A.

    Peter Hastings
  • Excellent result – I recommend you anytime !!

    Anon.

    Peter Hastings
  • Just a quick e-mail to say how much we appreciate all the hard work you put in on our behalf over the past 10 months on our complicated case, including your help with the Bank and dealing with our opponent. Your efforts were brilliant. I would have caved in if not for you. We are very pleased with the result.

    If we ever have need for a solicitor, we will definitely use yourself/Rogers and Norton and recommend you.

    Anon.

    Peter Hastings
  • Dear Laura, I cannot thank you enough for your help it has been greatly appreciated.

    Mr H.

    Rumsey Laura
  • Charlotte was very professional in her manner & knowledge, explaining everything clearly to us, and was very pleasant and friendly!

    Mr & Mrs D / Attleborough

    Charlotte Ranson
  • If I ever need anyone to fight my corner in the Corporate world, you will be the first to hear about it. Very many thanks for your remarkably swift and positive approach to the whole thing.

    Anon.

    Peter Hastings
  • Totally professional at all times and always phoned / emailed back if necessary.

    Just to say thank you for everything you have done for me and my family other the past 3 years !

    Miss R / Dereham

    Rumsey Laura
  • Calm professional manner made the process easy. I never felt rushed the atmosphere was relaxed.

    Mrs H. / Norwich

    Barbara Pond
  • Louisa has been an excellent person to deal with at a difficult time.

    Mr S / Norwich

    Louisa Shailes
  • A good experience and we have confidence that our affairs were dealt with professionally.

    C. D. / Norwich

    Lie-Critchley Wenke
  • Very business-like, clear & easy to understand. Friendly & respectful. Matter promptly dealt with & concluded.

    Mrs L / Thetford

    Barbara Pond
  • Louisa dealt with our Wills very swiftly and professionally. Excellent service.

    Ms K / Stalham

    Louisa Shailes
  • Thank you for all your assistance and advice this year on what proved to my eyes a difficult case. Mrs J and I are so relieved above all to get our lives back and we are looking forward to a happy Christmas.

    Mr J.

    Peter Hastings
  • Very pleasant and helpful in every way.

     

    Mr & Mrs H / Poringland

    Louisa Shailes
  • Excellent overall service, am very pleased with all aspects of service.

    Mr B. / Norwich

    Charlotte Ranson
  • Barbara was very kind & helpful but also very professional. She explained things in an understanding way which was appreciated.

    Mrs S / Norwich

    Barbara Pond

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