Challenges to Wills
How to contest a will
A will can be challenged on one or more of the following grounds:
- Lack of "testamentary capacity";
- Lack of valid execution;
- Lack of knowledge and approval;
- Undue influence;
- Fraud or forgery; or
- Rectification and construction claims.
Certain relatives and dependants can challenge a will or intestacy if the provision made for them is insufficient by claiming under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.
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