Category: Will Disputes
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 […]
Disputed estates – Who is responsible for paying the solicitors’ costs?
Whether you are challenging or defending the validity of a will, it can be easy to overlook the importance and […]
Mental Capacity and Wills; is the law out of date?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 […]
Kate Garraway’s heart-breaking story and why making a Lasting Power of Attorney should be at the top of your to do list
Kate Garraway’s heart-breaking story of her husband Derek’s year-long battle with Covid has been made even more complicated by the lack of legal protection […]
Predatory Marriage; new law in Canada offers hope
A proposed change in the law in Canada may be a sign of hope to a campaign in England & […]
Court Decision on Forged Wills; Bad News for Fraudsters
A Judge has made a startling finding in a case about a forged Will which could lead to many more […]
Problematic Personal Representatives – Executors who aren’t doing their job
Being an executor of someone’s will comes with a lot more responsibility than many people think. From administering an estate […]
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 […]
How to use an injunction in a will dispute: a tale of two sisters, one estate and zero intention to pay
There are times when you need to fight fire with fire. In a dispute over money or a property if […]