Inheritance Disputes – Recent Cases

Bringing a claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (the Act) has become more commonplace over recent years so it is useful to look at some recent cases about different categories of claimants who have made such claims. What is a claim under the Act?A claim may be made under the…

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Bank Account Fraud

Inheritance Act claims and disputes can be extremely distressing for those involved particularly when coupled with claims that the assets of a vulnerable person have been dissipated without that person’s consent. These claims can arise during the administration of an estate. However, concerns about the assets of a vulnerable person can be identified by relatives…

Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 Claims

We have seen a significant increase in disputes regarding Wills, trusts and estates in recent years. This appears to have been fuelled by changes in the law and more complicated family structures, including an increase in children remaining dependant on their parents well into their adult lives. With the general increase in the value of property there is more at stake and this too has increased the likelihood of disputes.