Disputes over inheritance can be difficult and sensitive.  We will guide you expertly through the process, whether you are making or defending a claim.

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  • How are judicial decisions in Adult Child IPFDA developing post Ilott?

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    Date: 16 August 2017

    What do professional advisers need to know about this case and claims by an adult child against an estate?
  • A short guide to the Supreme Court Case of Ilott v Blue Cross

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    Date: 11 April 2017

    What do professional advisers need to know about this case and claims by an adult child against an estate?
  • Ilott v The Blue Cross and Others - The Supreme Court Judgment

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    Date: 15 March 2017

    Closing the floodgates of adult child claims? Or were they never open…
  • Guide to executor and trustee disputes - part 1

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    Date: 08 March 2017

    Dealing with a difficult Executor
  • Guide to claims under the Inheritance Act Claims 1975

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    Date: 08 March 2017

    What do I do if a Will has not made sufficient provision for me?
  • Guide to caveat procedure

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    Date: 08 March 2017

    Can I block a grant of probate?
  • Guide to challening wills

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    Date: 08 March 2017

    Can you challenge a will?
  • Guide to executor and trustee disputes - part 2

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    Date: 08 March 2017

    Disputes with Trustees.
  • Guide to proprietary estoppel claims

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    Date: 08 March 2017

    What do I do if somebody promised me something from their estate?
  • Attempts by testators to avoid post death claims

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    Date: 14 July 2016

    Bill Dixon, a partner in FSP’s inheritance and trust disputes team, considers whether attempts to avoid claims against a will by getting rid of assets before death can be challenged.
  • Offshore Trusts and Unexpected Tax Consequences

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    Date: 25 February 2016

    Bill Dixon, a partner and member of FSP’s Inheritance and Trusts Disputes team, considers what an individual’s remedies are if an offshore trust fails to deliver anticipated tax savings.
  • Wills: a recent court ruling on the forfeiture rule

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    Date: 21 January 2016

    Bill Dixon a partner and member of FSP’s Inheritance and Trust Disputes Team, comments on a recent court decision about when someone guilty of murder or manslaughter can inherit.
  • Contesting a Will

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    Date: 28 January 2011

    Sue Baker, head of the family team at FSP, explains the circumstances in which a Will may be challenged.
  • What is mediation?

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    Date: 03 November 2008

    The purpose of this quick guide is to explain what mediation is and how it works in civil disputes. (Note that mediation has a different meaning in family proceedings and this guide does not address that context).
  • Brave new world for powers of attorney

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    Date: 08 February 2008

    It is important to remember that a power of attorney is an extremely powerful document and that in the wrong hands, it could cause great damage and be subject to abuse.
  • Employees beware

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    Date: 25 January 2008

    Employees leaving to set up a rival business take note!
  • Katharine Riley

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    Date: 22 December 2016

  • Bill Dixon

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    Date: 07 January 2016

  • Lindsay Davies

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    Date: 07 January 2016

  • Rob Crowther

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    Date: 07 January 2016

  • Ben Oliver

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    Date: 07 January 2016

  • Catherine Whitaker

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    Date: 07 January 2016

  • Michelle Mann

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    Date: 07 January 2016

  • Sue Baker

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    Date: 07 January 2016