Wills, Probate & Estate Planning

Wills, Trust and Estate Disputes

Contesting a will, trust or estate dispute is becoming increasingly common as family networks become more complex. This is a particularly sensitive area of law, however, so it is important you have the right support to guide you through what can be a difficult process. Such disputes may not be pleasant, but they are necessary to ensure assets are distributed as intended.


Types of dispute

There are many reasons why a will may be disputed, such as someone claiming that the deceased should have made additional provision for them, the deceased did not have the appropriate mental capacity when they made the will, or someone coerced the deceased into making the will.

Likewise, a person may not be happy with how an estate is being administered, difficulties may be encountered with a trustee, or the misappropriation of funds can cause friction.


How we can help 

Our probate team, in conjunction with the litigation team, can help guide you through the process for any will disputes in this area. It is essential you get the right representation, and our team has the experience and know-how to ensure the process runs smoothly throughout. 

Our will dispute solicitors provide:

  • Practical advice on the legal position surrounding estate disputes
  • Management of the process on your behalf from start to finish
  • A seamless process with our litigation team, should this become necessary
  • Vast experience in this area


Get in touch

For more information on contesting a will, simply call us on 0161 928 3848 or complete the form here. We have offices in Cheshire, North and South Manchester and the city centre.