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Own Property Abroad? It’s All the More Vital to Make a Properly Drafted Will
No one knows when death will come calling and it is equally a truism that, if you fail…
Judge’s Error Necessitates Retrial of Bitter Family Inheritance Dispute
Fairness is a concept that almost everyone can understand and, for judges, it is the lodestar which guides…
Parental Contributions to Children’s Businesses – Legal Certainty is Priceless
It is commonplace for parents to put their hands in their pockets to help their children set up…
Saving a Few Pounds on a Home-Made Will May Come at a Frightful Cost
There will always be some people who believe that making your own will represents a sensible economy. However,…
Joint Tenants or Tenants in Common? The Difference Can Be All Important
Couples generally either own their homes as joint tenants or as tenants in common. The distinction between the…
Inheritance – Daughter’s Lies Trigger Rare Finding of Fraudulent Calumny
Sick and vulnerable people can be prone to the malign, even fraudulent, influence of relatives or others who…
Failure to Make a Will Triggers Family War Reminiscent of Greek Tragedy
Failing to make a professionally drafted will positively invites disputes between your loved ones that can take on…
Make a Will and Appoint a Professional Executor – Two Ways to Avoid Conflict
There is ultimately only so much that you can do to prevent your loved ones falling out over…
Law Firm’s Document Archive Proves Decisive in Resolving Bitter Will Dispute
One of the very many advantages of having your will professionally drafted is that, if the original document…
Interpreting Wills That May Be Ambiguous – High Court Guidance
Even with the most careful drafting, there is always a risk that a will may be capable of…
Interpreting Wills That May Be Ambiguous – High Court Guidance
Even with the most careful drafting, there is always a risk that a will may be capable of…
Judges Have No Power to Rewrite Valid Wills – Guideline High Court Ruling
Judges have no power to rewrite your will after your death so as to achieve a result which,…
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