Wills and Contentious Probate DisputesResolving Inheritance Disputes
We offer mediation services to individuals and administrators or personal representatives of estates.
Losing a relative is always incredibly upsetting and the grief can be hard to deal with.
The last thing that anyone wants is to get involved in a dispute about a loved one’s estate. Sometimes a dispute is unavoidable, if people feel unfairly treated.
Such disputes can be long drawn out and costly as well as emotionally painful.
Mediation is a good way to resolve disputes of this nature.
Case Studies by Rajinder Rai
4. We mediated a dispute where a daughter had been cut out of her parents’ will and she had made claims about their capacity and the validity of the will. We were able to resolve the dispute which involved 9 parties on a remote Zoom mediation.
Rajinder is an experienced wills and probate solicitor and a mediator
Peter is an award winning mediator who has expertise in resolving wills and probate disputes
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Parties in a recent inheritance dispute - Rea v Rea (https://www.bailii.org/cgi-bin/format.cgi?doc=/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2022/195.html) described by the Court as "tragic" have been told to mediate by the Court of Appeal which considered that it would be a good idea...
Another decision in favour of mediation but stops short of penalising a party for refusing to mediate
Refusal to mediate may not result in a penalty The High Court recently held that a defendant law firm should be penalised in costs for ignoring multiple requests to mediate. However, the Court did take into account other aspects of both parties' conduct. This was...
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/may/13/phone-north-sea-rebekah-vardy-coleen-rooney-libel-case Marina Hyde. Guardian May 2022: “What I haven’t said is that this advice was really inspired by some once given to me by a very good lawyer and very good...
It is a well known adage that “justice delayed is justice denied” and a good settlement is better than a good law suit. To this I would add “a good mediation is better than a good trial.” Delays in the Courts increases stress and costs. No doubt Courts have been...
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