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Contested Wills and Probate Lawyers, Lincolnshire

Will disputes are often complex, involve multiple parties and have to be handled with the greatest of care, expertise and sensitivity.

Our specialist contested wills and probate Lawyers are recognised as experts in their field.

They can help you with challenging a Will, dealing with potentially upsetting and emotional matters in a sensitive and straightforward way.

Why might a Will be disputed?

There are many circumstances in which a Will might be challenged. They include:

  • Concerns over whether the person making a Will had the necessary testamentary capacity
  • Concerns that there has been undue influence on the person making a Will
  • Forgery of the Will or signature
  • The Will has not been correctly executed
  • The Will maker did not have the necessary knowledge and approval in making the Will
  • Mistakes in the Will

What other inheritance issues can arise?

Inheritance claims can include wider issues concerning the Estate. For example:

  • The interpretation of the terms of a Will or Trust
  • Disputes between Beneficiaries and Executors/Trustees
  • Applications to remove or substitute Executors or Trustees
  • Incorrect administration and distribution of the Estate
  • You believe that you have not been properly provided for under a Will

Legal costs

We understand that one of the biggest concerns Clients have when considering whether to pursue claims through Solicitors is the legal costs involved.

We are happy to have an initial, no-obligation telephone call or meeting with you to advise you whether the claim is worth pursuing. We work with Clients in Skegness, Boston, Sleaford, Lincoln, Scunthorpe and Grimsby as well as throughout rural Lincolnshire.

If you decide to pursue the case further, we have a variety of funding options available which do not necessarily involve you paying costs up front. In certain cases, we are able to offer No Win No Fee agreements.

Call our Solicitors now on 01754 897150.

In Collaboration with Forrester Boyd

We understand that in certain situations regarding Wills & Probate matters, the need for the perspective of an Accountant or Financial Adviser may be in your best interests. Here at Hodgkinsons we have formed a close alliance with top local independent Accountancy and Wealth Management Firm, Forrester Boyd, as selected Financial Planning Partners, who will be happy to provide you with the advice you need. Your Lawyer will review your circumstances based on the information you have provided and distinguish whether the expertise of an Accountant or Financial Adviser may be beneficial for you. The services provided by Forrester Boyd compliment that of Hodgkinsons in many aspects, which is why we have carefully selected them as one of our trusted financial partners.

Forrester Boyd share our ethos to provide only a personal, exceptional level of service which meets all aspects of our Client’s requirements. Our Lawyers will always ensure that your matter is in safe hands and with a financial partner like Forrester Boyd, you can guarantee that every possible aspect of your matter will be taken care of to an exceptional standard. Forrester Boyd work with Clients across the East Midlands and rural Lincolnshire to include Skegness, Louth, Beverley, Grimsby, Scunthorpe and Hull. To find out more about our relationship click here.