The death of a family member or loved one can be difficult enough to deal with, but if you feel you have been wrongly left out of someone’s will or that their estate is incorrect, would you know what to do next?
Our experts are trying to raise awareness about the fact that help is available in these circumstances and to highlight this are even offering a free 30-minute interview to anyone who may have such concerns.
“This is an issue that can affect many families, but is an area of law that can be extremely complex, as well as sensitive due to the fact that it generally involves family disputes,” says Jenna Gielty, Solicitor at Hattons.
“As a result, it really does help to have a solicitor on your side to put your case across and ensure that everything is sorted out satisfactorily. Here at Hattons we have much experience of these types of cases and assist clients in showing them exactly what their rights are, advising them about how to claim what they are entitled to and, in the case of a disputed will, highlighting what evidence is required in order to overturn that will.”
With so many people unaware of their rights when it comes to challenging a will’s validity or if they have been left out of an estate, it really is vital that expert advice is sought. “There are a number of factors that make a will either valid or invalid,” adds Jenna. “As a result, we urge anyone who thinks they might have a case to come and take advantage of our free 30-minute appointment and so that we can advise them of their chances of success. It’s simply too important an area to leave to chance, and we want to ensure that everyone who has a valid case ends up with what they are entitled to.”