Inheritance Disputes Case Studies

Real life inheritance dispute case studies

Our specialist inheritance dispute lawyers have dealt with countless cases over the years and we are extremely proud of our track record of success.

To give you a taste of the cases we deal with on a day-to-day basis we have prepared a number of case studies. These are short summaries of real-life cases, including details of the legal issues involved and the outcomes that were achieved. In order to preserve client confidentiality all these case studies are naturally presented on a ‘no names’ basis.

These real-life stories showcase the range of successful inheritance dispute claims we have handled and the variety of the contentious probate work we undertake.

If you have an inheritance dispute involving issues that are similar to those highlighted in a case study then please feel free to contact the lawyer direct for further details or guidance on the options open to you.

The inheritance dispute case studies published on this site represent only a very small fraction of all the claims we have dealt with over the course of the many years we have specialised in this area of law. So even if you cannot find a case study that precisely matches your own circumstances then please contact us, as the chances are that at least one member of our team will have dealt with a similar claim.

We operate a free inheritance dispute helpline which you can call on 0808 139 1599. Alternatively you can send an email to us at [email protected]

  • Children’s inheritance claims
    Children's inheritance claim settled out of court For expert guidance on making a children's inheritance claim contact our free legal helpline on 0808 139 1599 or send an email…
  • Daughter challenges stepmother’s inheritance
    Challenging your stepmother's inheritance   Case study of a daughter's inheritance claim against her father's estate after he left everything to her stepmother. For further information about challenging your…
  • Remarried father leaves everything to new wife’s family
    Inheritance claim against a father's estate Case study of an inheritance claim made when a remarried father left everything to his new wife's family. If you are looking for…
  • Daughter left out of mother’s will wins claim
    A daughter who was left out of her mother's will wins Inheritance Act claim Our specialist team of inheritance lawyers have succeeded in a claim brought by a daughter…
  • Have you been left out of a will?
    What can you do if you have been left out of a will? This is a case study of a man who was left out of a will and…
  • Inheritance claims against your father’s estate
    Bringing an inheritance claim against your father's estate If you are looking for solicitors to deal with an inheritance claim against your father's estate then call our experts for…
  • Successful claim against mother’s will
    Claim against mother's will succeeds after we prove that the will is invalid This is a case study of a daughter's claim against her mother's invalid will We recently…
  • Cohabitee inheritance claim
    Case study of successful cohabitee inheritance claim Case study of a cohabitee inheritance claim made after our client's partner died without making any financial provision for him. Her family…
  • Defending a contested will
    Successfully defending a contested will Defending a contested will claim calls for specialist legal advice. We are highly experienced in defending inheritance claims and have a proven track record…
  • Defending an inheritance claim
    Case study of a successful inheritance claim defence If you are looking for solicitors with a track record of successfully defending an inheritance claim then give us a call…
  • Stepdaughter wins inheritance claim against stepfather’s estate
    Stepdaughter's inheritance claim Case study of a stepdaughter's inheritance claim against her stepfather's estate. For further guidance on making an inheritance claim as a stepchild on a no win,…
  • Left out of your partner’s will?
    What can you do if you are left out of your partner's will? If you are unmarried and have been left out of your partner's will then you may be…
  • Cohabitee wins inheritance dispute against partner’s estate
    Cohabitee inheritance dispute Inheritance claim lawyer, Naomi Ireson, has been successful in a cohabitee inheritance dispute claim brought by a woman against her late partner's estate. If your partner…
  • Daughter wins inheritance claim after mother’s marriage revokes her will
    Case study of a daughter who won her inheritance claim against her mother's estate Daughter wins inheritance claim against mother's estate after her mother's will was revoked by remarriage.…
  • Inheritance Act claim settles just before trial
    No win, no fee Inheritance Act claim This no win, no fee Inheritance Act claim by adult children had a happy outcome for our client and serves as an…
  • Farming daughter wins disputed will claim against brother
    Disputed will claim We successfully represented Mrs N in a claim against her late mother’s estate under the Inheritance Act. The defendants to the disputed will claim were the…
  • Inheritance Act case settles at mediation
    Inheritance Act case reaches settlement at a mediation We specialise in Inheritance Act cases and in this case study we explain how we were able to negotiate a successful…
  • Inheritance rights of a fiancé or fiancée
    What are the inheritance rights of a fiancé or fiancée? Inheritance dispute lawyer, Naomi Ireson, represented our client in a claim against her late fiancé’s estate under the Inheritance…
  • Inheritance claim against a partner’s estate
    Case study of a successful inheritance claim against a partner’s estate For expert guidance on making an inheritance claim against a partner’s estate call us on 0808 139 1599 for…
  • Wife’s Inheritance Act claim success
    Wife's Inheritance Act claim settles out of court Real-life case study of a wife's Inheritance Act claim that we settled out of court. The claim was brought after her…
  • Husband’s inheritance claim
    Husband's inheritance claim success against wife's estate Case study of a husband's inheritance claim that was brought against his wife's estate. If you are in a similar position and…
  • Successful will challenge
    Successful will challenge where the witness was partially sighted Case study of a successful will challenge made on the basis that one of the witnesses to the will was…
  • Defending a challenge to a will
    Defending a challenge to a will: Case study of a beneficiary who successfully defended a claim against a will We help people defend challenges to wills nationwide. For free…
  • Discretionary trust dispute
    Discretionary trust dispute successfully resolved by making an Inheritance Act claim If you are involved in a discretionary trust dispute and are looking for experienced solicitors then call our…
  • Inheritance claim against grandfather’s estate
    Two grandchildren succeed in inheritance claim against grandfather's estate. We recently represented two grandchildren, aged 16 and 18, in an inheritance claim against the estate of their maternal grandfather,…
  • Daughter Wins Inheritance Claim Against Father’s Will
    Successful inheritance claim against father's will Mrs O brought a claim against the estate of her father, Mr M, under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.…
  • Daughter challenges mother’s Will that Left estate to step father
    Mrs K brought a claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 on the basis that the Will of her late mother, Mrs H, failed to…
  • Can a grown up child make an inheritance claim against…
    The simple answer to this question is, yes. Grown up children are entitled to make an inheritance claim agaist their parents, as this case study shows. Mrs C brought…
  • Widow contests husband’s will
    Mr B died unexpectedly of a heart attack. At the time of his death he was married to Mrs B. The couple had three children together. By his last…
  • Daughter’s Inheritance Claim
    Daughter's inheritance claim against her dad's invalid Will A daughter's inheritance claim against the invalid Will of her late father has been successfully resolved in an out of court…