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
Your will may be invalid if:
- It hasn’t been signed properly
- It’s been destroyed or altered
- The person who made the will (known as the 'testator') was not of sound mind at the time of writing their will
- The testator was put under pressure
- The will is not coherent. If it’s confusing, or lacking clarity.
- Negligence of the solicitor who drafted the will. If the solicitor fails to advise correctly, to your detriment, for example
If you think that your will or the will of a loved one who passed away is invalid, there are different ways to proceed:
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