Estate and Probate Claims

 Estate and Probate Claims

Contentious Probate refers to any disputes which relate to the administration and distribution of a deceased person’s estate. Some common examples of Contentious Probate include cases where a deceased person’s Will is contested, disputes involving the interpretation of a deceased person’s Will, disputes as to the laws applicable in administering the deceased person’s estate, disputes as to the deceased person’s domicile and the removal of an executor or administrator.

Thomas Philip has dedicated practitioners experienced in representing all interested parties or stakeholders including executors, administrators, beneficiaries and trustees in both domestic and cross-border contentious probate matters.

Our expertise includes:

  • Contesting a will;
  • Claims against an executor or administrator for negligence or maladministration of an Estate;
  • Disputes involving questions of the deceased person’s domicile;
  • Removal of executors or administrators;
  • Actions to assert beneficiaries’ rights;
  • Inheritance disputes.