Category: Inheritance & will disputes
Some Day this will all be Yours Brenda!
Gareth Jones explains that property owners need to be cautious when making potentially ‘throw away’ remarks like the one above, […]
Q&A: How should an Executor Respond to an Inheritance Claim?
The Starting Point: What is an Executor’s duty? To effectively respond to a claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family […]
Understanding Inheritance Act Claims: A Guide to Assessing the Value of Your Potential Claim
Have you experienced financial difficulties after being left out of a loved one’s will? If you have, you might be […]
Caveat; what’s that?
The word ‘caveat’ is Latin and means literally ‘let him beware’. In terms of will disputes, it means a notice […]
Mothers and Daughters….
With Mother’s Day not far away, the shops are full of gifts and cards. But some mother/daughter relationships can unravel […]
When can a ‘mistake’ in a will be corrected?
A headline in the Mail on 20th January 2023 is a classic example of not letting the facts get in […]
Inheritance disputes with difficult executors; what rights do beneficiaries have?
An online article in the Telegraph raises a very typical inheritance dispute situation; ‘Rebecca Smyth’ is due to inherit a […]
Inheritance Claims by ‘financial dependents’
“She wasn’t married to him, wasn’t bequeathed anything so is very unlikely to be entitled to anything” “He kept you […]
Son alleges will forgery by mother
Very few inheritance disputes where fraud or forgery is alleged end up in Court. So, a current High Court case […]
The Pitfalls and Traps of DIY Wills: Will They Cost you in the Future?
The last couple of years have thrown many people financial challenges. The pandemic and the recent cost of living crisis […]