Estate administration disputes

The administration of an estate can be a very complex and lengthy process and disputes can often arise.

Issues that commonly arise include:

  • Delay or a refusal by a personal representative in obtaining a Grant of Probate/Grant of Letters of Administration 
  • Delays to the administration of the estate
  • Co-habitation arrangements, joint ownership and pre or post-nuptial agreements 
  • Missing beneficiaries
  • A lack of clarity with regards to the terms of a Will or of a trust
  • A breach of duty by a trustee

Our Disputed Wills and Trusts Team provide specialist advice and assistance in relation to all estate administration disputes.

If you would like advice on challenging a will, or indeed on any other inheritance or trust dispute, please contact our Disputed Wills and Trusts Team by telephone on +44 (0)1884 203 018 or FREEPHONE 0800 0931336 or by email

Key Contact

Robert Horsey

Partner and Location Head, Tiverton

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+44 (0)800 0931336

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