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Banded Probate Fees Edge Closer To Implementation
Plans to bring in a new banded probate fee system are continuing to progress after a tight vote in favour of the controversial proposals.
UK
27 Feb 2019
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Why Organising A Will Should Be A Top Priority In 2019
After sorting through emails, tidying out drawers and purchasing a gym membership to kick-start 2019, now could be the time to look at organising a will.
UK
21 Jan 2019
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Probate Fee Increase
An expert in wills and probates has said that controversial Government changes to probate fees ‘could be seen' as a tax aimed at the wealthy.
UK
6 Dec 2018
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No-Fault Divorce To Be Consigned To History – Possibly
When the Supreme Court upheld the Court of Appeal decision that Tini Owens could not be granted a divorce because she failed to meet the legal test that her marriage had broken down irretrievably...
UK
28 Sep 2018
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Owens v Owens: Time For Divorce Law To Move Into The 21st Century?
Yesterday, Wednesday 25 July 2018, the Supreme Court dismissed Tini Owens' appeal in Owens v Owens, one of the most significant divorce cases to be heard in recent years.
UK
2 Aug 2018
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Impending Incapacity Crisis
The Times newspaper reported on Saturday 30 June that there was a huge disparity in numbers between those likely to be affected by dementia and those preparing for it.
UK
11 Jul 2018
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Inheritance (Provision For Family And Dependants) Act 1975 Claim
Joan Thompson claimed reasonable financial provision under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 from the estate of her partner, Wynford Hodge.
UK
2 May 2018
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Testamentary Capacity: An Update
Commentary on Sam's proprietary estoppel claim will follow in the second of this two part series.
UK
2 May 2018
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Nutt v. Nutt [2018] EWHC 851 (CH)
On 19 April 2018 Master Clark handed down Judgment in the above matter.
UK
1 May 2018
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The Importance Of A Living Will
moving description on the BBC website of a family's campaign to convince doctors that their sister, severely injured following a car crash, would not want medical intervention to keep her alive...
UK
30 Jan 2018
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Claim For Reasonable Financial Provision Rejected
Judgement has now been handed down in the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (‘the Act') case of Sargeant v Sargeant & Anor [2018] EWHC 8 (Ch).
UK
24 Jan 2018
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Midlands Lawyer Lobbies For Marriage Reform
A leading Midlands family lawyer is to lobby MPs for a change in the law to make sure that the marriages of many Muslim women are recognised by the UK authorities.
UK
6 Dec 2017
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The Grounds For Contesting A Will
Our guide takes you through the grounds for contesting a will.
UK
4 Dec 2017
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Challenge The Validity Of A Will; Fraudulent Calumny
When considering possible avenues to challenge the validity of a will, fraudulent calumny is often overlooked.
UK
28 Nov 2017
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