The claim form must contain a statement of the nature of the interest of the claimant (i.e. whether he claims under a will or on intestacy and the extent of his entitlement and of each defendant in the estate),31 and if a party disputes another party’s interest in the estate, he or she must state this in his or her statement of case and set out his or her reasons.32 Likewise, a defendant who contends that he or she has any claim or is entitled to any remedy relating to the grant of probate of the will, or letters of administration of the estate must serve a counter-claim making that contention.33

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