A Mini Guide to Contesting Probate

Probate is the process in which a deceased person’s will is proven in a court of law and accepted as a valid document. Under the official Inheritance Act, a person has six months from the date of the Grant of Probate in which to dispute a will. This limited time frame means that it’s crucial […]

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Is It Worth Making A Will Dispute?

The passing of a loved one is a distressing situation, and all the more so when you may have to dispute a will. It’s easy in the moment to dismiss the idea of disputing it for ease of the situation as you manage your grief. However, it’s important not to feel as though you’re alone, […]

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Jail Time for Son-in-Law who Forged Will

A man has been jailed for 12 months for attempting to forge his mother-in-law’s will. Brian Fairs, 77, copied and pasted Gillian Williams’ signature onto a forged will to try and ensure himself a share of her £100,000 estate. His wife, Julie Fairs, was also convicted of forgery and fraud but was given a 12 […]

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Writing a Will: A Checklist

Though you can make updates to your will, and if circumstances change a lot, you can make a new will entirely, it is best to know what to include from the start. This will simplify the process and ensure that your will is carried out as efficiently and as effectively as possible. When writing your […]

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