Letter of claim—family provision claim
Letter of claim—family provision claim

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  • Letter of claim—family provision claim

Dear [insert organisation name]

[PROSPECTIVE CLAIMANT’S NAME] AND [PROSPECTIVE DEFENDANT(S) NAME(S)]

The estate of [name] deceased

LETTER OF CLAIM— Potential claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975

We are instructed to act for [name of applicant] in [his OR her] claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (I(PFD)A 1975).

As you may be aware [name of applicant] was [describe relationship with the deceased] and we understand that [name of deceased] died on [date] (the deceased).

We understand that the deceased died [testate leaving a Will dated [date][ and codicil dated [date]] OR intestate and [his OR her] beneficiaries on intestacy are [names]].

[We have applied for a standing search but would be grateful if you would inform us immediately if you are instructed to obtain the grant of representation and send us an official copy when it is available.]

Entitlement to the estate

[We have been supplied with a copy of the Will of the deceased and under the Will our client has [set out entitlement] entitlement to the estate. OR Under the intest

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