Contentious Trusts and Probate Solicitors

The issues surrounding a person’s property and financial affairs later in life and following their death can be complex.

Making a will, the administration of trusts and estates, dealings with property including making gifts and loans (in a family context), lasting powers of attorney and deputyship can involve thorny issues requiring difficult decisions which can have a significant impact on your and your family’s wellbeing, particularly where any disputes arise.

Our contentious trusts and probate solicitors provide advice covering a multitude of situations for beneficiaries, executors, estates, trustees, attorneys and charities. In particular, we deal with:

  • Claims under Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
  • Disputed Wills – challenging the validity of wills
  • Proprietary estoppel claims
  • Trust disputes
  • Caveats, Warnings and Citations
  • Removal of Executors and Trustees
  • Administration dispute – Failure to administer Will of Estates and Trusts
  • Will construction claims – claims relating to interpretation of Will
  • Tracing of estate and trust assets
  • Constructive / Resulting Trusts
  • Contested Court of Protection applications
  • Statutory Wills
  • Challenging Attorney’s appointments and actions (Enduring and Lasting Powers of Attorney) Court of Protection “COP”
  • Challenging Deputy’s appointment and actions
  • Property Co-ownership and Trust of land (TOLATA) disputes

Why choose Trethowans?

Our team of Contentious Probate lawyers have a wealth of knowledge and experience in dealing with the above and related issues. We can be flexible in respect of funding arrangements and will discuss whether claims can be funded under a conditional fee agreement (“no win, no fee”).

Get in touch today on 0800 2800 421 to discuss your probate dispute with an experienced solicitor.

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