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Child support if a parent dies

The death of a parent is a terrible loss for any child. If you and the deceased parent were no longer in a relationship or the deceased parent has not made provision for the child in their Will, then you can make an application to the court under the Inheritance (Family Law and Dependants) Act 1972. We have specialist solicitors who can help you make a claim against the estate of the deceased parent to provide support for your child.

Family Team

Lindsey Canning
Director

Alison Gaddes
Associate

Victoria Walker
Family Law Executive

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"Alison Gaddes has handled my divorce efficiently and professionally whilst being sensitive to what has been a difficult time for me. She has explained all aspects of the legalities and kept me fully updated on the developments of my case at all times. I would have no hesitation in recommending her to anyone seeking legal representation."

Helen Machin

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