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My partner left me out of their will, what can I do?   If your partner has left you out of their Will and you want to know where you stand then please call our free legal helpline for a case assessment on 0808 139 1606 or send details to us by email at [email protected] We deal with inheritance claims nationwide and are often able to work on a No Win, No Fee basis.   This article focuses on claims by partners and cohabitees....

Making an Inheritance Act claim   We are specialists in Inheritance Act claims. If you would like to know where you stand then call our free legal helpline for a case assessment on 0808 139 1606 or send details to us by email at [email protected]   What is the Inheritance Act? The Inheritance Act enables people to make a claim against a loved one’s estate where they have been unreasonably excluded or have received less from the estate than they are entitled to. Who can make a...

Can I make an Inheritance Act claim if I am a dependant? If you are wondering, 'Can I make an Inheritance Act claim if I am a dependant?' then please call our free legal helpline for a case assessment on 0808 139 1606 or send details to us by email at [email protected] Anyone who was 'financially dependant' upon a person that has died without making provision for them in their Will (or who would benefit under the intestacy rules if there is no...

We are delighted to welcome back ACTAPS qualified solicitor Hayley Bundey Hayley originally trained with Slee Blackwell and it is where her love for inheritance law started. She went on to work for a London firm, creating and running a specialist contentious probate team, and has now come full circle by rejoining Slee Blackwell as a partner. Hayley is highly experienced and is an ACTAPS qualified solicitor. ACTAPS is the Association of Contentious Trusts & Probate Specialists and is often seen as a kite mark...

The inheritance rights of children explained If you are concerned about a child's inheritance rights after someone close to them has passed away please call our free legal helpline for a case assessment on 0808 139 1606 or send details to us by email at [email protected] Note: This article focuses on the legal rights of minor children (ie those under the age of 18) rather than adult children. The inheritance rights of children where there is a will You can make provision for children...

What are your options if you have been left out of a will?   Our specialist solicitors deal with Inheritance Act claims and invalid will challenges on a national basis, often working on a No Win, No fee basis. So if you have been left out of a will and want to know where you stand then call our free helpline on 0808 139 1606 or contact us by email.   If you have been left out of a will in circumstances where you...

Have you have been disinherited due to lies that have been told about you?   An often overlooked legal principle may help if you have been disinherited due to lies that have been told about you. We deal with inheritance cases on a nationwide basis. Call our free legal helpline on 0808 139 1606 or email us at [email protected] for a free case assessment and details of No Win, No Fee funding   Imagine the scenario; you discover that you've been cut out of your parent’s...

Entering an appearance after a warning has been served  You may wish to consider entering an appearance after a warning has been served in a probate dispute if you want your caveat to remain in force. This is a brief guide to the legal process. We have prepared separate guides on entering a caveat and entering a warning, which contain helpful background information. When a warning is sent to you, you have just 14 days to enter an 'appearance to warning' (generally referred...

A quick guide to  challenging a will on the grounds of want of knowledge and approval For a Will to be valid the testator (the person who made the Will) must have knowledge of the terms of the Will and approve its content. If they didn't have the required knowledge and approval then the Will can be challenged and declared invalid. Challenging a Will on the grounds of want of knowledge and approval often meets with more success than other types of challenge...

Challenging a Will on the grounds of undue influence: A legal guide   We are inheritance dispute specialists. So if you are thinking about challenging a Will on the grounds of undue influence then give our free legal helpline a call on 0808 139 1606 or send an email to us at [email protected]   The term 'undue influence' is used when a testator (the legal term for a person making a Will) is coerced into making their Will in a way that benefits the person who...