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Solicitor’s Evidence Crucial in Undue Influence ClaimMarch 7, 2014

When an elderly couple fell out, the circumstances surrounding their land transfers meant that a court hearing was necessary to unscramble the position. The two had...

Late Claim Against Estate Rejected by CourtFebruary 24, 2014

The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 allows those who have been financially dependent on a person who dies to seek financial provision...

Couple Jailed for Misappropriation of Elderly Woman’s AssetsFebruary 10, 2014

The wisdom of having professional oversight of attorney arrangements has yet again been made clear following the conviction of a Teesside couple for defrauding the...

Supreme Court Upholds Will Signed in ErrorJanuary 24, 2014

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court has rectified the will of a man who signed his wife's will by mistake. Alfred and Maureen Rawlings made...

Avoiding Will DisputesJanuary 10, 2014

It is common for couples to make what are called ‘mirror wills’ – in which both wills contain essentially the same clauses. These wills are...

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