Wills + Inheritance disputes
Contested Probate? If you’ve had a inheritance dispute, we can help you
Sometimes a Will excludes a family member who is a dependant or someone who should have been provided for. If this affects you, we will assist in addressing the claim and reaching a solution for your benefit either through negotiation or court process.
These family disputes can be acrimonious. We believe in Law, Fair + Square. We will be there by your side. We will find a solution. We’re great listeners and really understand your situation. We make the complex simple.
Legal Directory LEGAL 500 (2020 Edition) has this to say about our Contentious trusts and probate Team
“LCF Law deals with heavyweight trust and probate work including complex trust applications, breach of trust disputes, validity claims, Inheritance Act claims and Court of Protection cases.
Ragan Montgomery, who leads the department, is an experienced solicitor with a ‘wealth of experience‘ who builds ‘excellent relationships‘ with clients and is a ‘well-regarded‘ mediator dealing with probate disputes. The firm takes a distinctive approach in the early stages of any dispute, compiling a report which presents a snapshot evaluation of the case, setting out the legal position, strategy and costs.”
Challenging the will, bringing probate claims, defending probate claims, challenging probate claims, Interest claims, Lack of testamentary intention, Lack of due execution; Lack of testamentary capacity, Lack of knowledge and approval, Undue influence, Fraud and forgery. Revocation, Related non-probate claims, Dealing with claims , final hearings, Discontinuance and compromise, enforcement of orders, terms of settlement, Appeals