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Our Contentious Trusts and Probate team is adept at dealing with all types of disputes centred on trusts and the estates of the deceased. Our team has substantial expertise and acts for trustees, personal representatives, beneficiaries and people who may want to challenge a will.

Our approach acknowledges the often very personal nature of these disputes. Our team consistently remains commercially grounded to identify and obtain the best outcome for you. Disputes between family members can often be exceptionally difficult. We use our experience to help protect you from the worst aspects of these disputes and do our best to ensure the matter is dealt with sensibly and commercially but with full awareness of the sensitivities of all involved.

Whether you have concerns about the validity of a will, over whether a will makes adequate provision for you, about the way in which an estate or trust is being administered or that you or a loved one have not received what was expected from an estate, DTM Legal can help you.

We work swiftly with you to identify solutions that will resolve issues and lessen any emotional distress or conflict.  Through our approach we aim to use the full range of alternative dispute resolution methods where appropriate, since avoiding court should be everyone’s priority. If, however, court proceedings cannot be avoided, we will support you and guide you through the process keeping you fully advised of what is happening and what your options are.

We offer expert advice on:

  • Breach of trust claims
  • Contesting a will
  • Mental capacity
  • Inheritance disputes and Inheritance Act claims
  • Deceased estates disputes
  • Claims in relation to property
  • Charities and litigation
  • Costs and funding


For more information, please contact Richard Thomas using the form below.

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