Category: Will Disputes
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 […]
‘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 […]
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 […]
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Mental Capacity and Wills; is the law out of date?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 […]