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Claims Against a Deceased Estate Legal Services on IoW
Claims against a deceased estate is a complex area of law. The Glanvilles Damant team of specialist family solicitors has advised many Island clients on this type of claim.
Important to act quickly
There are a number of areas in which you are entitled to challenge a will or claim for greater provision from the estate. These include:
- Not being provided for as a dependant of the deceased;
- Believing the deceased was not of sound mind when they made their last will;
- Simply believing the will was unfair or unclear.
If you feel that you have been unfairly treated or overlooked in a will you should contact Glanvilles Damant solicitors as soon as possible.
We will advise and assist you and help you make a claim under the Inheritance Act. In making such a claim, a detailed examination of the deceased estate and relevant circumstances will be required and there are strict time limits.
When it comes to challenging an estate, your claim will probably fall into one of two categories:
- You will be challenging either the validity of the Will, or
- Making a claim for greater provision from the estate.
Time is of the essence so whichever category your claim falls under; contact Glanvilles Damant as soon as you can.
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— Client, Isle of Wight
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— Client, Isle of Wight
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