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22 September 2017 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Private Client

Can estranged adult children claim against a Will?

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After a landmark case was concluded earlier this year, many people assumed that Will dispute claims by adult children, particularly estranged ones, would be far more difficult to win, if not impossible. However it seems that this is not necessarily the case.

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Getting back what you put into your co-owned property

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Property Co-Ownership

The last thing unmarried couples who have bought a house together tend to think about is “what happens to the house if it all goes wrong?” What if your relationship breaks down? Will you get back what you put in financially? It’s not the most romantic of topics!

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1 March 2017 0 Comments Posted in Life, Opinion, Private Client

Fraud, theft, imaginary dogs and undue influence

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It is very difficult to prove that a person was subjected to undue influence when making their Will. However, in a recent case a daughter successfully proved that the reason she was removed from her mother’s Will was due to the false allegations that had been made by her sister to her mother.

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20 June 2016 0 Comments Posted in Private Client

Can a dementia sufferer make or alter a Will?

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While your first thought might be “no”, a recent case has re-confirmed that it is not that clear cut.

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