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How to Contest a Will.

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This website is aimed at those people wishing to contest a Will in Northern Ireland residents. For Contesting a Will in England & Wales, please visit


What is probate?

‘Probate’ is a term commonly used when talking about applying for the right to deal with a deceased person’s affairs (called ‘administering the estate’). In practice, different terms are used, depending on if the deceased person left a will and where they lived.

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If someone dies without making a will, they are said to have died ‘intestate’. If this happens, the law sets out who should deal with the deceased’s affairs and who should inherit their estate (property, personal possessions and money).


Undue Influence Will

The person making the will must have :-

  • • understood the nature of making the will
  • • the extent of the property which he/she was disposing of and
  • • the claims to which he ought to give effect to

Wills and probate in Northern Ireland

Making a Will

Determine what happens to your property and possessions after your death.

In case of no Will

Steps to take if someone dies without making a will (intestate), who will deal with the estate..

Grant of probate

Probate is the term commonly used to describe the legal process that has to be followed after somebody’s death.

Probate and Inheritance Tax

The personal representative won’t be granted probate until some or all of any Inheritance Tax that is due.