Category: Inheritance & will disputes
New wedding laws – will predatory marriages be prevented?
The Law Commission has just published far reaching recommendations to reform the law of weddings. Many of the changes are […]
‘You can never challenge a Will’ – Mythbusting this popular assumption
A hallmark of English law is that you can leave your estate to whomever you wish, however this freedom is […]
What is an Inheritance Act claim and how can I bring one?
While a trademark of the law of succession in England and Wales is the freedom to leave your estate to […]
The Winner Takes It All
“The winner takes it all, the loser’s standing small, beside the victory, that’s her destiny” : neatly sums up the […]
A new report released by the Resolution Foundation think tank, as reported by the Daily Telegraph, suggests that baby boomer […]
Will Dispute win for Son against Will ‘engineered’ by his Sister
A High Court judgment in a will dispute case illustrates the lengths some people will go to in order to […]
When is your will not your will?
Here’s a riddle; how can you die leaving a valid will…that you didn’t make and have no knowledge of? It […]
Can a promise be legally binding?
A family dispute over a property, currently in the High Court, highlights the murky issue of whether and when a […]
Predatory marriage and the legal protections we all need in place
Daphne Frank’s devasting account of her mother falling victim to a predatory marriage highlights the need for better protection of […]
Executors removed from office: the recent decision in Hudman v Morris
The recent court decision in Hudman v Morris, resulted in the removal of two executors from their office and the […]