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Care Defeats Will ChallengeMarch 22, 2013

When an elderly woman left a will that excluded one of her sons, who had been charged with (but not convicted of) several counts of...

Unexpected Debt Causes Shock for ExecutorMarch 8, 2013

When an executor becomes responsible for administering the estate of a person who has died, he or she is required to gather in the assets...

Family Feud Fails to Dislodge BargainFebruary 22, 2013

When an academic who had retired to Cornwall bequeathed the bulk of his estate to charity, the will was opposed by his nephew. The man, a...

£5.60 a Year for Claimant Whose Behaviour ‘Did His Case No Good’February 7, 2013

The son of a baronet who has fought his father through the courts for years over the sale of the family’s estate and his alleged...

Incorrect Drafting Leads to Court AppearanceJanuary 28, 2013

An elderly couple who, without taking legal advice, tied up almost half of their net assets in a discretionary trust which, due to a drafting...

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