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What is Contentious Probate?

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And the top reasons a dispute arises Contentious probate covers the disputes which arise after somebody dies. The disputes dealt with in this department are extremely varied and are not limited to disputes about the validity of a Will....

Can I stop probate?

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Caveats, warnings and appearances Following a death, either the executors (as appointed by the will), or the family member entitled to be appointed under the intestacy rules (where there is no will), is under a duty to administer the estate. The personal...

Is my lockdown will invalid?

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In order for a will to be valid, its execution needs to comply with various formalities which are set out in the Wills Act 1937. This includes the requirement for the will to be signed in the presence of two or more witnesses. However, social distancing...