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Assisting client in bringing claim to entitlement as a beneficiary of the estate of her biological father.

The client was the secret lovechild of the deceased a married man who had an affair in the 1970s with a married woman.  Multi party dispute involving one claimant, two beneficiaries, and two executors.

The matter involved proof of parentage dispute and the need for DNA scientific testing.  After initial resistance from the executors of the estate co-operation was gained in progressing the DNA testing which ultimately confirmed our client as a biological child of the deceased entitled to benefit from his estate.

Matter value: Estate £350,000