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Undue influence occurs when someone exerts pressure on you to make a will (or gifts in a will) that you are not comfortable with.  Pressure can be financial, emotional, or physical.

Undue influence is difficult to prove as it often comes down to one person’s word against another.  There is a fine line between persuading and forcing you to do something.  If you are in any doubt then you should seek advice or (if necessary) help from an appropriate authority.

If you make a will online you have a period after making your will to update it. Ensure that you make the most of this and review your will if necessary.  Please ensure that all previous versions of the will are destroyed.

You may also choose to make a will with a traditional solicitor which could mitigate the risk of challenge to your will in the future.