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Inheritance Act Claims

Inheritance Act Claims Lawyers in St Helens

You may be able to bring a claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 if you feel that you have not been left enough in a will, or have been left out completely.

The Inheritance Act specifically assists those who find themselves in a situation where they find themselves unaccounted for in the will of a loved one who has passed away. A successful claim can result in the whole estate of the deceased being redistributed, making allowance for yourself and granting you the inheritance that you deserve.

You can bring a claim under the Act if you are:

  • a spouse or civil partner
  • a former spouse or civil partner and have not remarried
  • children and other people treated by the deceased person as children
  • someone who has cohabited with the deceased person for two or more years immediately prior to their passing away
  • those who are financially dependent or being financially maintained by the person who has died

Our probate team have long-standing experience of dealing with these difficult claims. We can assist you in bringing a claim if you feel that you have been unfairly or inaccurately omitted or under-accounted for in a will.

If you would like to find out more about Inheritance Act Claims call our expert legal team on 01744 744400, fill out our contact form below or contact our key person:

Contact us about Inheritance Act Claims

Louise Oakes – Associate Solicitor, Hattons Solicitors in St Helens

Louise Oakes
Associate Solicitor

Tel: 01744 744485

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