Contested probate – conditional orders

June 2024 | Wills, probate and administration
A recent case was, said the judge, a tragedy – ‘like a modern-day King Lear’ – a husband and daughter (the claimants) versus her mother and her father’s (T) estate. The tragedy was not just the family fall out, but also the financial implications: the costs budget of £772,000 was significant in comparison to the …
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