Distribution of estate under

Family provision applications

Applicants

Children or children of the family

Cohabitees, claims by

Compromise

Factors considered by the court

Former spouses or civil partners

Generally

Maintenance

Person being maintained by deceased

Procedure for

Reasonable financial provision

Spouses or civil partners, claims by

Tax position after a claim

Timing of application

Forfeiture rule, effect on claims

Potential claimants

Rectification claims

Costs of

Effect of order for

Generally

Procedure for claims

Standard of proof

Right to provision on death

Time for claims