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Ownership of Joint Account on Death Determined by CourtJanuary 8, 2013

The need for clear thinking about the ownership of bank and other accounts held in joint names was illustrated recently by a case concerning a...

Beneficiaries Prevent Sale of Family Trust SharesDecember 21, 2012

The power of trust beneficiaries to direct in certain circumstances the actions of the trustees of the trust under which they benefit was clearly shown...

Court of Appeal Upholds Overturning of Unfair WillDecember 5, 2012

When a Yorkshire farmer disinherited his son and left the whole of his estate to his daughter, the son challenged the will in court. The...

Government to Introduce Presumption of Death LegislationNovember 23, 2012

Each year approximately 250,000 people are reported missing in the UK and some of these people are never seen again. In England and Wales this...

When a Gift Cannot Be Made, What Happens?October 22, 2012

When a charitable gift in a will fails (other than because the estate lacks the assets necessary to make the bequest), the resulting effect on...

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