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A battle of Wills - avoiding probate disputes

Join us at Carlisle Racecourse for a free breakfast briefing to equip yourself with the knowledge to spot the warning signs of a potential probate dispute. 

A battle of wills – avoiding probate disputes

A probate dispute can destroy families and businesses, creating life-long feuds and costly legal action, but many contested probate claims could have been avoided.

Aimed at professionals including accountants, independent financial advisers and land agents, this free breakfast briefing aims to equip delegates with the knowledge to spot the warning signs of a potential probate dispute.

Hosted by Burnetts’ Dispute Resolution team, speakers will include:

James Fryer-Spedding – How to challenge a will

An experienced barrister, James will highlight the warning signs of a probate dispute and how best to handle issues such as undue influence, suspected fraud and capacity.   

Johnny Coulthard –Investigations & Costs

Solicitor Johnny Coulthard will describe the practical stages and considerations in a probate dispute, including the cost implications and funding options.

Rachael Stephenson – Minimising the risk of a challenge

Head of Wills, Probate & Trusts at Burnetts, Rachael will focus on the steps professionals can take to avoid disputes including the importance of transparency, fairness and Powers of Attorney.

James Johnston – Broken promises

Head of Dispute Resolution, James will explain the legal remedies when the promises of bequests made in life do not materialise following a death.

The event will take place 8.30am – 10.30am at Carlisle Racecourse on Thursday 14th February.

Tea, coffee and breakfast served from 8.00am.

For more information please contact events@burnetts.co.uk.

To book a place, visit our Eventbrite page here.

Venue Information

Carlisle Racecourse

In addition to horse racing, Carlisle Racecourse offers a purpose built conference and exhibition facilities. Conveniently located just off juncion 42 of the M6, the racecourse offers extensive free parking.

Carlisle Racecourse, Durdar Road, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2 4TS

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Venue URL: http://www.carlisle-races.co.uk/
Categorised: Dispute Resolution, Wills & Trust

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