Contesting or Challenging a Will (Contested Probate) Solicitors for Limerick, Dublin & Across Ireland
When someone close to you has passed away, you may find the experience distressing. The challenges of dealing with the estate can be made worse where the deceased’s Will is unclear or potentially invalid. We can help. Our Wills and Probate Solicitors are experienced in navigating Wills disputes with sensitivity and understanding.
To discuss the details of your case in strictest confidence, call our team today on 061 501100 or complete our online enquiry formand we will get back to you without delay.
Wills disputes are more common than ever before. With a dramatic increase in house prices over the last few decades, more and more of the population are leaving behind estates of significant value – even where they didn’t expect to.
Also, with the population living for longer, dementia is more prevalent, and the validity of Wills regularly being challenged on the grounds of diminished capacity. We have experience in helping clients to contest a Will under a variety of circumstances, and we will always provide clear and honest advice on your case.
How can I challenge a Will in Ireland?
If you have grounds to believe that you can contest a Will, you should seek legal advice from an experienced solicitor right away. Perhaps you have been unfairly left out of a Will, or you believe the testator did not have capacity at the time of making their will. We can advise you fully as to whether you have a good claim.
There are several grounds under which you can challenge a Will, the most common are:
Undue influence at the time of drafting the Will
Lack of testamentary capacity
Where the will conflicts with other agreements or arrangements made
Where the will ignores or conflicts with promises made and relied upon
Where no provision has been made for the testator’s children or spouse
This list is not exhaustive, and it is best to discuss your concerns with a solicitor. We can advise you of the most appropriate grounds and most appropriate route to bring your claim.
Contact our Contesting a Will (Contested Probate) Lawyers for Limerick, Dublin & Across Ireland
If you need advice and assistance with contesting a Will, we can help. We know how damaging such disputes can be to family relationships at what is already a difficult time, so we will strive to come to provide a solution that is careful and efficient. Our offices are conveniently located at Castletroy House, Dublin Road, Limerick. You can contact us by phone at 061 501100 or email Thomas Dowling, Solicitor at [email protected] You can also get a call back by completing our enquiry form. We look forward to helping you.
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