Category Archives: Contesting a Will

Inheritance Act Claims – 2017 Case Round Up

2017 has been a busy and formative year for claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (the “Act”), so here’s a round up and summary of some of the key cases of 2017: Ilott v The … Read more

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Larke v Nugus – tips from the dark side

For most Wills and Probate Solicitors and Will Writers, a Larke v Nugus request is relatively rare. But what is a Larke v Nugus request, what are your obligations and how do you respond. Ben Wilson, an Associate Solicitor at … Read more

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When backstabbing backfires – challenging a will for fraudulent calumny

The recent case of Christodoulides v Marcou gives a rare example of a successful challenge to the validity of a will on the basis of fraudulent calumny.

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Contesting a Will

With an ageing population, a dramatic increase in house prices and more complex family structures, will disputes are becoming increasingly common. Ben Wilson, an Associate at Forbes Solicitors specialising in Contentious Trusts and Probate, gives an overview of the various … Read more

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