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Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 35088
Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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my father has left most of his estate to his new wife and her

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my father has left most of his estate to his new wife and her family.
Myself and sister get a small proportion.
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
How much is the Estate worth, how long was he with his last wife and what have you been left?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

estate worth £8m. with new wife for 20years myself and sister get £500,000 each

May I ask why you were expecting more - had your father said anything in the past?
What are the assets?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

My father had not said.

I was expecting more. It seems very unfair.

The assets are land and property and investments. Stocks and shares

Do you have any reason to suspect that he was not of sound mind when he made the Will?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

No I think he was of fit mind.

Then I am afraid that he was entitled to leave his estate to whomsoever he chose
You can read more about contesting a Will here
But I have to be honest there is little chance of success
I am sorry to give such bad news - please ask if you need further details
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