Does the Estate pay the legal costs if the Will is challenged? One of the most common questions asked by people considering challenging or defending a challenge to a Will is whether their legal costs will be paid by the Estate. There is no clear cut answer to the question. Whether the Estate pays the … Continue reading Does the Estate pay if the Will is challenged?
Q&A – Wills And Second Families:- Question:- My stepfather left my mother and married much younger women. When he died he left all his “worldly goods” to his new wife and nothing to my mother, my siblings or myself. Do any of us have a claim on his estate? Are we able to challenge my stepfather’s … Continue reading Challenging A Will under the Family Provision Act 1982.
My mother left me out of her Will and I don’t believe she was of sound mind when she made it. She didn’t make it in the presence of a solicitor, but just used a Will kit. Can I look at her medical records to see if she was suffering any illness like dementia at … Continue reading What are the requirements of a valid will?