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Category: Inheritance & will disputes


by Ridley&Hall in Inheritance & will disputes, Sarah Young, Will Disputes posted November 11, 2021.

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 […]


by Ridley&Hall in Inheritance & will disputes, Sarah Young posted October 25, 2021.

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 […]


by Ridley&Hall in Inheritance & will disputes, Sarah Young posted October 8, 2021.

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 […]


by Ridley&Hall in Inheritance & will disputes, James Urquhart-Burton posted June 24, 2021.

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 […]


Mental Capacity and Wills; is the law out of date?

An appeal to the High Court reported in the Daily Mail on 29th March 2021 has brought attention to a […]


by Ridley&Hall in Contentious probate, Inheritance & will disputes, Sarah Young, Will Disputes posted April 6, 2021.

Mental Capacity and Wills; is the law out of date?

An appeal to the High Court reported in the Daily Mail on 29th March 2021 has brought attention to a […]


by Ridley&Hall in Inheritance & will disputes, James Urquhart-Burton, Sarah Young posted February 19, 2021.

Inheritance Act claims – If you miss the boat, there may not be another!

In the recent case of Wickham v Riley [2020] EWHC 3711 (Fam), the High Court allowed a claimant to issue […]


by Ridley&Hall in Inheritance & will disputes, Inheritance Tax, James Urquhart-Burton, Sarah Young posted February 12, 2021.

Will Disputes: Who Pays?

Legal costs and who pays them in will disputes;  this is not a topic that many people get excited about. […]


by Ridley&Hall in Contentious probate, Inheritance & will disputes, Sarah Young posted January 28, 2021.

Inheritance Battle over ‘secret trust’

The Daily Mail has today reported on a case currently in the High Court involving a “bitter inheritance fight” brought […]


It’s a Fake Will; Undue Influence and Wills

A challenge to the validity of a will is often accompanied by a deep sense of moral outrage. That was […]


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