Trusts, Wills and Probate News

Court Takes Commonsense View in Will CaseJune 22, 2012

The courts are loath to ‘infer’ provisions into any sort of document, let alone one as final as a will, unless there is a compelling...

Court Takes Commonsense View in Will CaseJune 22, 2012

The courts are loath to ‘infer’ provisions into any sort of document, let alone one as final as a will, unless there is a compelling...

Composer’s Family Loses Will ChallengeJune 8, 2012

When Oscar-winning composer Sir Malcolm Arnold died in 2006, aged 84, he left a will bequeathing his house, his car, his valuable manuscripts and a...

Composer’s Family Loses Will ChallengeJune 8, 2012

When Oscar-winning composer Sir Malcolm Arnold died in 2006, aged 84, he left a will bequeathing his house, his car, his valuable manuscripts and a...

Court Agrees ‘Too Much, Too Soon’ PleaMay 14, 2012

Having too much, too soon has been the cause of the ruin of many a life. Worried that this might be the fate awaiting her...

Court Agrees ‘Too Much, Too Soon’ PleaMay 14, 2012

Having too much, too soon has been the cause of the ruin of many a life. Worried that this might be the fate awaiting her...

Assisted Signature Case Decided by Court of AppealMay 2, 2012

A case recently heard by the Court of Appeal illustrates that long-running litigation can result when a will is home made. The decision also contains...

Assisted Signature Case Decided by Court of AppealMay 2, 2012

A case recently heard by the Court of Appeal illustrates that long-running litigation can result when a will is home made. The decision also contains...

Scots Change Intestacy LawApril 20, 2012

The laws of intestacy that apply in Scotland are not the same as those in England and Wales. However, following recent changes to the laws...

Scots Change Intestacy LawApril 20, 2012

The laws of intestacy that apply in Scotland are not the same as those in England and Wales. However, following recent changes to the laws...