| Contested wills and probate solicitors

Dealing with the administration of an estate can be stressful at the best of times, but what do you do if something becomes disputed? Whether you are an executor or a beneficiary, our solicitors can help.

What is contentious probate?

Contentious probate refers to a dispute in relation to the administration of an estate. It can involve (amongst other things): disputes over the value of assets, invalid wills, inaction by executors, how a will is interpreted or beneficiaries who feel hard done by (inheritance disputes).

| Why choose our contested wills, trusts and probate solicitors?

Whether you are a party to a claim, or considering your options, it is important to get the very best legal advice. Disputes over a will or trust can be distressing for all concerned. Our sensitive and practical approach will relieve you of the strain involved.

Our contested wills and probate team have a wealth of experience in resolving difficult disputes. We aim to resolve matters where possible through a non-adversarial approach out of court. However, if court action is needed, we will proceed quickly and robustly to protect our client’s best interests.

How can we help?

We act for administrators, executors, beneficiaries and dependants regarding all aspects of contentious probate and trust matters. Our team has in depth experience of problematic and high value disputes and issues following the death of a family member involving houses, businesses, partnerships, shareholdings, property, farms, land holdings and other assets, including property abroad.

We will give you transparent costs advice at the outset of your matter and update you throughout.

Contact us today for a FREE initial discussion with our specialist contentious probate team. We have offices in LeedsWakefieldHarrogate and London or can set up an initial discussion with you over the telephone, Skype or Zoom.

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Andrew Milburn

Andrew Milburn


Andrew is a partner and head of our wills, probate and estate administration department.

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