Daughter cut out of late father's £1 million estate takes stepmother to court

A 41-year-old woman who was cut out of her father’s will has taken her stepmother to court for a piece of the £1 million estate.

Danielle Ames’s father, Michael Leslie Ames, died three years ago leaving his fortune to his second wife and Danielle’s stepmother, 63-year-old Elaine Ames.

Ms Ames is arguing she is due £300,000 in reasonable provision from the estate. However her stepmother says the late Mr Ames cut his daughter out of the will intentionally.

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