Can you get your inheritance back after being cut out of a will?

If you feel you’ve been unfairly cut out of a will, you might have a chance of making a claim and inheriting anyway. Emma Lunn reports.

Last month saw three animal charities win a case at the Supreme Court against a woman cut out of her mother’s £486,000 will. The protracted dispute over Melita Jackson’s will had been going on since her death in 2004. Heather Ilott, now a mother of five in her 50s, was Jackson’s only child but had been estranged from her mother since she was 17. When Jackson died aged [...]


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