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Disputed Estates

What is a Disputed Estate?

Estate litigation often results when the deceased did not properly set up an estate plan, or the estate plan was not updated frequently. Estate Litigation is often about: 

  • a person bringing a ‘family provision claim’ against the estate because no adequate provision was made for that person by the deceased.
  • parties disagreeing over the interpretation of clauses in the will.
  • the will being challenged on the basis of the deceased’s lack of capacity.
  • which will is the correct one (if the deceased left more than one will or multiple informal wills)

Asquith Legal has extensive experience in simple and complex estate litigation. We can help you to assess whether you have a potential claim against an estate or support you in defending a claim. 

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