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Value of Joint Policy Not Part of EstateDecember 8, 2014

When a couple's relationship broke up, it was unlikely that either of them would have foreseen an argument over who should inherit the proceeds of...

Dementia Sufferer Let Down by Selfish NephewsNovember 26, 2014

In a warning to the elderly that even close family members cannot always be trusted, a judge has come to the aid of an 86-year-old...

Use of DIY Executors Sparks Explosion of ClaimsNovember 10, 2014

Claims against dishonest executors have trebled in 12 months, according to the Law Gazette. The increase in the number of claims is thought to result from...

Conversion of Civil Partnership Into Marriage Will Not Revoke WillOctober 29, 2014

It is sensible for a couple to ensure that they have valid wills once they start to cohabit and share their assets. However, it is regrettably...

Family Falling Out Leads to Legal Battle for InheritanceOctober 8, 2014

When an elderly woman died and left her entire estate to her window cleaner, rather than the nephew who had looked after her for a...

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