CONTENTIOUS PROBATE

Inheritance and will disputes

While a validly executed Will appears to be a straightforward solution, challenges often arise. Concerns about the testator’s capacity, especially in the context of conditions like dementia, necessitate a careful examination of medical reports and relevant evidence. We shed light on various dispute scenarios.

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Cathryn Culverhouse

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Expert in a wide range of complex contentious probate disputes including 1975 Act claims, validity disputes and undue influence claims.

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