Disputed Wills & Trusts

Our dedicated Disputed Wills and Trusts Team will work with you to provide a personalised solution if you find yourself either having to contest a will, or defend a challenge to a will; or are concerned about your role as a trustee or as beneficiary, regarding how a trust is being managed.

We appreciate that every circumstance is different and our breadth of experience and open-minded outlook mean we look for creative and alternative ways to resolve disputes.

Contesting a will

Whether you find yourself having to contest a will or defend a claim, Ashfords’ Disputed Wills and Trusts team provides specialist advice and assistance in relation to all will and estate disputes. 
We frequently advise on:
Invalid wills
Fraudulent wills
Undue influence
Mental capacity
Inheritance Act claims
Claims against Executors

Contact our Disputed Wills and Trusts Team on freephone 0800 0931336, or by email for a no obligation chat to see how we can help you.

COVID-19 Legal Implications

The Civil Courts have continued to operate throughout the pandemic, although with a marked increased in the use of video conference facilities. Mediations have also been conducted successfully electronically where the parties have the facilities to do so. Our Disputed Wills and Court of Protection Teams therefore continue to be able to deal with and progress matters in spite of the pandemic. Visit the COVID-19 page.


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