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Sarah Sharpin provides a summary of the recent case Reeves v Drew.
The Decision in Kaur v Bolina 29 October 2021.
The Court of Appeal decision in Clitheroe v Bond 2021.
In light of the ever-growing number of Will disputes, Sarah Sharpin considers the use of mediation as an alternative to the risks of a costly court case.
Tom Maple considers the latest crack down by HMRC detailed in Spotlight 58.
In a very unusual decision a Will was ruled to be invalid on grounds of lack of testamentary capacity despite there being no medical expert evidence adduced by either side. Katharine Riley examines the approach to the evidence taken in the case of Dean Hughes v Hermes Rodrigues in May 2019, and reviews challenges to Wills based on capacity issues and the rules on the burden of proof.
At Field Seymour Parkes we are seeing ever increasing numbers of disputes between executors/trustees and beneficiaries, and clients seeking the removal of a trustee/executor. Katharine Riley, Head of Will Disputes and Contentious Probate reviews a recent case which summarises the principles and procedure.
Dealing with a difficult Executor
What do I do if a Will has not made sufficient provision for me?