Who can make a claim for reasonable financial provision

Who can make a claim for reasonable financial provision from a deceased person’s estate?

The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 allows certain people to make a claim for reasonable financial provision from a deceased person’s estate, but only if circumstances permit it.

The categories of person who can make a claim under the Inheritance Act (subject to certain exceptions) are as follows:

  1. Spouse/civil partner
  2. Former spouse/civil partner
  3. Cohabitee
  4. Child of the deceased
  5. Dependant of the deceased

If you fall into any of the above categories and wish to make a claim against an estate contact Robert Gore now on 01606 74301.