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Contentious Probate

We have experience of acting for executors, claimants, defendants, beneficiaries, disappointed beneficiaries and dependants in relation to a wide range of contentious probate matters. This includes:

  • Disputes over invalid, disputed or fraudulent wills.
  • Rectification of mistakes or variations of wills.
  • Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 claims.
  • Power of Attorney disputes.
  • Dealing with disputes concerning the administration of an estate.
  • Bringing claims for, or defending claims against, an estate.
  • Making applications to Court for a “Beddoe” order in relation to the personal liability of an executor for costs.
  • Providing advice and guidance to all parties concerned about the process of probate.
  • Making and defending applications to substitute or remove an executor and dealing generally with disputes concerning executors.
  • Challenging the fees incurred by an executor.
  • Dealing with disputes between beneficiaries.




Coronavirus: It is ‘Business As Usual’ at Lawson-West

We’ve made plans to continue to deliver the best service during the pandemic and we’re committed to helping clients over the coming weeks and months.

From time to time, we will be posting updates about our business operational response to the implications of the virus on our website and on our social media pages on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

For now, you can be assured that we are ‘Open for Business’ and here to help you with your legal needs. You can email your regular contact at Lawson-West and we will respond, alternatively, email or continue to browse our website at for more information about our services and how to contact us.

We are driven by our commitment to help others.
We are here. For you.

Lawson-West Directors

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