Machins Solicitors LLP
Leading Solicitors in Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire & Buckinghamshire
  • Luton: 01582 514000
  • Berkhamsted: 01442 872311
  • Hemel Hempstead: 01442 345047

Contentious Probate

Generally the law does not interfere with how people choose to dispose of their estate when they die. However the law does allow for a will or the division of the deceased's assets to be disputed.

The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 allows you to claim against a deceased person’s estate if:

In addition you may also be able to dispute the Will of the deceased if you believe:

We advise claimants, executors and trustees on the merits of making or defending a claim relating to the estate of the deceased. This service is available from our Luton and Berkhamsted offices. Appointments can also be offered in Hemel Hempstead.