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a friends partner has just died in scotland her will allowed

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a friends partner has just died in scotland her will allowed her brothers and sisters tp pick a keepsake from the house they now say they will contest the will for a share of her savings. Do they have a claim ? Thankyou
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No they can't do that unless they can prove that the will is invalid in some way or that the deceased was forced into making the will.

The only persons who can claim against a will for legal rights are children of the deceased or the grandchildren of predeceasing children.

Brothers and sisters can't override the terms of the will. They have no claim.

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