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ATE for Contentious Probate

ATE for Contentious Probate

Summary Benefits

We can now arrange After the Event Insurance for Contentious Probate claims, providing your clients with security at a time of potential great pressure.

We are able to arrange cover all types of will and probate disputes, including claims relating to:

  • Financial provision
  • Imperfect drafting/execution of the will
  • Forgery and fraud
  • Lack of mental capacity
  • Undue influence
  • Rectification
  • Estoppel

Standard premiums are available for claims brought under the Inheritance (Provision for Family & Dependants) Act 1975 on a banded scale based on estate size.  For larger estates, and for all other Contentious Probate claim types, bespoke premiums are available.

ClaimSafe After the Event Insurance for Contentious Probate claims are not automatically available for purchase. They are available only to solicitor departments where a reasonable volume of cases is available to insure each year. We should be delighted to discuss this product with you, so please do give us a call.

Key Benefits

Key Benefits of the ClaimSafe Contentious Probate Policies

  • The ATE Insurance Premium is only payable when the client succeeds in their claim. If no financial betterment is achieved, the ATE premium does not have to be paid.
  • The ClaimSafe scheme involves minimal administration scheme and our dedicated secure online system is extremely easy to use and takes just 2 minutes to complete. We also integrate with many case management systems.
  • There is only one thing to report on to the insurer during the lifetime of the ATE Insurance policy, and that is if you issue proceedings. You don't have to ask the insurer for permission, this is simply a "tick box exercise".
  • The insurer normally pays claims within 7 days.
  • All ClaimSafe After the Event Insurance policies are cancellable in many circumstances with nothing to pay

We understand Contentious Probate Claims

Members of our excellent team have years of legal experience, much spent in claims handling and in private practice.  Therefore, when you call, you can be assured we have the knowledge to assist – always a good thing!

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