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Evidence Needed When Contesting A Will
‘Scrap King’ Multi-million Inheritance Dispute Confirms the High Standard of Evidence Needed to Contest a Will Gary Goodwin, son of...Read more
Contested Will Claim Succeeds on Capacity
A sad case in which a bereaved father made a will without the requisite mental capacity to do so has...Read more
Contested Will Claim Against Estate Fails
The recent reported case of Shearer v Shearer highlights that adult children cannot expect an estate to support their affluent...Read more
Vigilance needed to protect those vulnerable to undue...
The coronavirus pandemic has left many elderly and vulnerable people increasingly isolated due to social distancing, shielding and restrictions on...Read more
I was left out of my mother’s...
Whilst testators in England and Wales are able to leave their estate to whoever they wish, we are often approached...Read more
Coronavirus: be prepared for an increase in challenges...
Challenging the validity of wills is already common, and with social distancing preventing solicitors carrying out the usual safeguards for...Read more