Josh has a wealth of experience of litigation arising out of wills and intestate succession. He has experience of advice and representation in claims relating to the validity of wills due to want of testamentary capacity, want of knowledge and approval and undue influence.
Josh has acted in claims concerning disputed paternity and in claims in family disputes centred on the division of assets. He has been instructed in claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975. Josh has acted in applications to remove executors and in proceedings brought by substitute personal representatives in support of their appointment.
He also appears in non-contentious probate matters, including applications for leave to swear death, the discontinuance of caveats and entitlements to grant.
Josh has drafted wills and clauses for wills and has frequently been instructed to draft deeds of variation.