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Dispute Resolution

Contesting Probate

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Dispute Resolution: Contesting Probate



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What is Probate?

It is a term commonly used when talking about applying for the right to deal with the affairs of someone who has died (called ‘administering the estate’).

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Losing a relative or friend can be hard to take and this can be all the more difficult when conflict arises over how their estate should be shared out. Probate and inheritance disputes can be highly complex. We understand the sensitivities involved when disagreements surface and have a strong track record of achieving the best possible results.

Why choose Hodge Jones & Allen?

Our solicitors are leaders in this field of expertise, and we have accreditation from Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists.

  • We fight for what’s right, it’s built into our DNA.
  • We’ll give you honest, clear and straightforward advice.
  • Our Contesting Probate Solicitors maintain the utmost sensitivity and privacy.
  • We truly care and want to help.
  • We’ll be right by your side throughout.


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What Happens Next?

After you get in touch:

  • A member of our team will call you.
  • They will listen to your situation.
  • They will discuss your options.
  • And advise you on your best next steps.

Our experienced dispute resolution solicitors will sensitively handle your enquiry. Fill out our short enquiry form and we will be in touch.

Probate and Inheritance disputes

When someone close to you passes away, you will want to see their assets distributed fairly or according to their wishes. We can help you challenge the distribution of the estate, if you feel you’ve been treated unfairly or if a claim has been brought against you in relation to a probate or inheritance dispute. Whatever your circumstances, we will defend your rights so you receive everything you’re entitled to.

These disputes can often be highly complex, they may concern:

  • Lack of or insufficient provision for beneficiaries or potential beneficiaries.
  • Disputes between beneficiaries and the Executor.
  • Removal and/or replacement of the Executor.
  • Promises made to the deceased.