Category: Sarah Young
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 […]
Solicitor Disobeys the Golden Rule
A will prepared by a solicitor has been found to be invalid by the High Court, because of his failure […]
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 […]
Will disputes; what is fraud?
A son who was disinherited by his father because of a false claim that he was a ‘psychopath’ and a […]
Can you divorce a missing person?
With Valentine’s Day around the corner, it may seem more than a little unromantic to consider this question. But, in […]
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 […]
Inheritance Tax and Will Disputes
The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) expects twice as many estates to be paying inheritance tax (IHT) by 2026. To […]
Disinherited widow sues husband’s estate
The Daily Mail in article on 26th October 2021 reports an inheritance dispute in the High Court involving the widow […]
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 […]