Claims for financial provision
Claims for financial provision can be made where:
- Someone dies leaving a Will that excludes a person expecting to benefit from it
- Where there is a death without leaving a Will resulting in members of the family (particularly with extended families) being excluded from benefiting from the estate.
- If the Will results in a distribution of the estate contrary to the apparent wishes of the deceased, a claim may be possible against the professional adviser who prepared the Will.
- There is evidence that the deceased’s Will was made under duress, or without the appropriate capacity to make it.