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Bernadette Bendall

Associate Solicitor
Bernadette Bendall

Bernadette provides specialist advice to individuals and their families, personal representatives and trustees on a wide range of issues:

Will, Inheritance and Estate Disputes

  • Challenges for and against the validity of a Will
  • Claims for financial provision out of a deceased’s estate
  • Cases where the Will is incorrectly drafted
  • Disputes between beneficiaries and personal representatives
  • Disputes between personal representatives
  • Disputes between beneficiaries

Probate and Estate Administration

  • Acting for both professional and lay personal representatives
  • Acting in estates with charitable beneficiaries
  • Acting where the Will cannot be found
  • Acting where the deceased did not leave a Will
  • Interpreting the provisions of Wills
  • Dealing with the inheritance tax position of the estate
  • Applying for grants of representation
  • Dealing with the income tax and capital gains tax position of the estate
  • Mitigating tax
  • Administering the assets in the estate
  • Acting where the deceased owned assets abroad

Mental Capacity Issues

  • Powers of Attorney
  • Deputyship applications

Bernadette is committed to dealing with matters sympathetically, realistically and efficiently to produce the best possible outcome for her clients.

For more information please call Bernadette on 01962 624468