Legacies – running out of time

The court has discretion about whether to allow a disappointed beneficiary to challenge a will or intestacy outside the statutory time limit under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.

Leticia Jennings and Victoria Bos report on two recent cases where the court has taken different approaches to applications made out of time.

All content on this page is correct as of August 16, 2019.