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Contesting a Will

The death of a relative can bring families together, but it can also cause division. Disputes about who is entitled to benefit from a will are becoming increasingly common.

At Hegarty Solicitors we specialise in getting them resolved swiftly and amicably.

Wills are generally the safest way of providing for the division of assets but they are not immune to challenge. Invalidity, forgery and negligent drafting are some of the grounds on which a will can be challenged. Another is the inadequate provision for family and dependents, which can lead to claims for a bigger portion of the estate.

Contested wills cases can be legally complex and are made even more challenging by the emotions involved. We help our clients to get what they are entitled to, leaving as little lasting family acrimony as possible. Careful to grasp the issues and understand underlying tensions, we design practical solutions and deliver them as quickly and inexpensively as possible often through mediation and negotiation, rather than the courtroom.

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