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What makes a will invalid?

Do you want to make sure your will is valid? Or do you suspect that a will of a loved one who passed away is invalid? Our leading will and probate solicitors are here to assist you if you are left with an invalid will.

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Reasons for an invalid will

There are a number of reasons why a will might be invalid:

  • Not signed properly
  • The will has been destroyed or altered
  • The person who made the will (known as the 'testator') was not of sound mind
  • The testator was put under pressure
  • The will is not coherent
  • Negligence of the solicitor who drafted the will

If you think that your will or the will of a loved one who passed away is invalid, there are different ways to proceed:

We can give you expert advice and professional assistance if you have to deal with a will you consider invalid. Contact us for further information.

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