Will Disputes (Contentious Probate)

JMW’s team of experienced advisors provides expert legal advice and practical support to parties involved in disputes concerning wills, trusts and inheritances. Whether you’re an executor or trustee, a beneficiary, or someone who feels they’ve not been provided for either within a will or in a trust, we can help you. Alternatively, if your loved one did not leave a will and as a result you have been excluded from their estate, then it may be possible to claim on their estate

The experts at JMW are here to make the probate process and matters of contentious probate as stress-free as possible. We are highly experienced in this area of law, providing a professional and understanding service during a difficult time.

If you are looking for assistance in a dispute concerning someone’s estate, get in touch with JMW’s dedicated team today. Call us on 0345 872 6666 or fill in our online enquiry form to request a callback.

How JMW Can Help

JMW is an expert in this area of law and our solicitors’ expertise includes professional accreditation through the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) and affiliate membership of the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP), including membership of the Special Interest Group for Contentious Trusts and Estates.

We are experienced at bringing and defending claims on behalf of individuals, families and professionals, including business leaders, entrepreneurs, entertainers, sports and medical professionals. We understand the environment you operate in and so can act sensitively and pragmatically to ensure your needs are met efficiently and with discretion. 

In addition, we offer advice to charities should a dispute arise where they are beneficiaries within a will or trust. 

Our expert team of lawyers is renowned for its professionalism, knowledge and expertise, and we work closely with our colleagues across our Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning and Court of Protection departments to ensure that we provide you with specialist advice tailored to your specific circumstances. 

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Our Will Disputes Team

Legal 500 2022 praise for the team:

“Strongly led, and with good strength in depth, the team at JMW is one of, if not the, specialist trust and probate litigation teams in Manchester and the North West.”

“Dedicated, forward-looking people at the top of their game. Those I encountered were courteous, efficient and helpful.”

“Strong client focus, and a good sense of how practically to help individuals.”

Talk to Us

To speak to one of our contentious probate solicitors about challenging a will or any other issue relating to a will dispute or a claim on an estate, get in touch with JMW today. Simply call us on 0345 872 6666 or fill in our online enquiry form to request a callback.

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