Letter of claim—probate action
Letter of claim—probate action

The following Wills & Probate guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Letter of claim—probate action
  • LETTER OF CLAIM—[Potential claim to set aside the Will dated [date]]
  • Entitlement to the estate
  • Request for information
  • Request as to non-distribution
  • Conclusion

Dear [insert organisation name]

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

The estate of [name] deceased

LETTER OF CLAIM—[Potential claim to set aside the Will dated [date]]

We are instructed to act for [name of claimant] in [his OR her] claim [to set aside probate of the Will dated [date] OR that the Will dated [date] is invalid]. In the event that the Will dated [date] is set aside, the deceased’s estate will devolve in accordance with