Financial Provisions.

Reasonable Financial Provision Will Disputes.

If someone you have depended upon financially has died, and did not make adequate financial provision for you in the event of their death, the experienced solicitors here at Lanyon Bowdler can give you expert advice about the options available to you.

It is possible to make a legal claim for reasonable financial provision which will enable you to support yourself financially at what is already a difficult time.

We pride ourselves on providing an approachable and personal service, and we understand how difficult it can be to deal with financial issues so soon after the death of a loved one. Our specialist lawyers deal with all financial provision cases with the utmost discretion, and complete them as quickly and efficiently as possible.

The cost of legal advice should not prohibit you from making a claim, and we offer a range of pricing options, including fixed fees and service level guarantees.

Why Claim for Reasonable Financial Provision?

If someone fails to make a reasonable financial provision for a dependant, it can have serious consequences for you regarding accommodation and financial support. You could be left without a home or sufficient income to pay essential bills and outgoings.

The specialist contentious probate solicitors here at Lanyon Bowdler will talk you through the process of making a claim, and will be your guide from start to finish.

The result may be a lump sum or periodical payments, or could involve the transfer of property into your name.

Our Reasonable Provisions Claims Expertise

Our team of contentious probate specialists can help you make sure your life is back on track after losing a loved one on whom you depended financially. Contact Lanyon Bowdler today.

Why Lanyon Bowdler?

Claire Vale is a member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) – along with only one other solicitor in the local area – and is experienced in helping bereaved families through what can be a very difficult time for them.

Claire can work with clients in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Mid and North Wales, Cheshire, Staffordshire and across England and Wales.

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Since dealing with Lanyon Bowdler they have been diligent, efficient and at all times very helpful along with being structured in dealing with matters, fees and clarity on all levels. Thank you.

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I was clearly informed of progress step by step. The service you provided was very good.

Peter Weston
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All work carried out effectively and efficiently.

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An excellent service with solicitors that you can talk to and who give you a clear understanding of all necessary legal implications and interpretations.

Eric
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From start to finish we had excellent service. Friendly, approachable and professional.

Carl Gittins
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Very clear, concise advice and guidance, easy to understand.

Ian Jamieson
Telford

Good service provided throughout with clear communication throughout with all options explored.

Lee

I can thoroughly recommend the highly professional and supportive service received over the last few months.

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Responsive, supportive, approachable, clear and empathetic.

Lisa Thacker

Professional and prompt communication. Supportive and client focused.

Lisa Thacker
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Whenever I have had need to contact Lanyon Bowdler I have always received a fast, concise and friendly response.

Lee Mortimer
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Definitely would use Lanyon Bowdler again if I need the use of a solicitor.

Mark Bowkett
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Smooth and efficient service from very professional firm.

Tim
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We were particularly impressed with the quality of work, the speed and excellent communication.

Allenby Douglas Ltd
Oswestry

Very friendly and approachable. Very good advice

Ivor Brown
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Great Service; Lanyon Bowdler were excellent from the outset. Straightforward and easy process. I just sat back and waited.

Paul Rowe
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Everything has been professional, efficient and courteous throughout and we are very pleased, both with the service and with the eventual outcome of our case. Everything was first class and exceeded our expectations. Thank you again for providing such splendid service. It is really appreciated.

Mr N J & Dr S J Browne
Llanfyllin

Contact Lanyon Bowdler

Give us a call or complete our online enquiry form, to see how we can help. We have offices in Telford, Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Ludlow, Bromyard, Hereford and Conwy, so are able to act for clients all over Shropshire, Herefordshire, Mid and North Wales as well as anywhere in England or Wales.

You can also contact Claire at the Shrewsbury office. For more information about Claire, follow this link.

Our people

Meet the team.

Mandy Brookfield
Mandy Brookfield
Litigation Assistant
Contentious Probate
Claire Vale
Claire Vale
Associate Solicitor
Contentious Probate
Knowledge

Case studies.

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Nothing Left to Partner

The claimant lived in a house belonging to her deceased partner, but she had helped to pay the mortgage on the property ...
Claire Vale • 26 Feb 2024
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Financial Abuse by Attorneys – Edward Rees and Claire Vale

Attorneys manage the estate of a donor whilst they're still alive and Claire is seeing an increase in financial abuse wh...
Published • 01 Apr 2024
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Nothing Left to Partner

The claimant lived in a house belonging to her deceased partner, but she had helped to pay the mortgage on the property ...
Claire Vale • 26 Feb 2024
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The Law Behind Predatory Marriages – Edward Rees and Claire Vale

People get married for many reasons but in cases of predatory marriages, the victim will be vulnerable....
Published • 15 Jan 2024
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What Is a Health & Welfare Lasting Powe...

A Health & Welfare LPA gives authority to an attorney(s) in relation to the donor's (the person who has created the...
Angharad Hird • 26 Oct 2023
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Inheritance Wars (Episode 4)

This week’s episode of “Inheritance Wars – Who Gets the Money?” on Channel 5, featured the case of Brett McLean and...
Claire Vale • 09 Oct 2023
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Inheritance Wars (Episode 3)

This episode featured the disturbing case of Joan Blass and her daughter, Daphne Franks. Joan was an 87 year old wi...
Claire Vale • 03 Oct 2023
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Inheritance Wars (Episode 2)

This week’s episode of Channel 5’s “Inheritance Wars” featured two more legal cases relating to inheritance dispute...
Claire Vale • 28 Sep 2023
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Inheritance (Episode 1)

The first episode of a new series called “Inheritance” aired on Monday 4 September on Channel 5. It is a fact-based...
Claire Vale • 26 Sep 2023
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Joint Bank Accounts

Although joint bank accounts often automatically pass to the survivor on the death of the other account holder, thi...
Claire Vale • 07 Sep 2023
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Predatory Marriages

“Predatory marriage” is a non-legal term commonly used to describe those marriages which take place where one of th...
Claire Vale • 06 Apr 2023
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Protecting Your Children’s Inheritanc...

For many couples making their Wills, it often seems natural and right to them that they should leave everything to ...
Claire Vale • 09 Oct 2018
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Estranged Children & Inheritance

Estranged Children and the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.The long-awaited judgment o...
Claire Vale • 13 Sep 2017
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