Category: Sarah Young
Court Decision on Forged Wills; Bad News for Fraudsters
A Judge has made a startling finding in a case about a forged Will which could lead to many more […]
Problematic Personal Representatives – Executors who aren’t doing their job
Being an executor of someone’s will comes with a lot more responsibility than many people think. From administering an estate […]
It’s a Fake Will; Undue Influence and Wills
A challenge to the validity of a will is often accompanied by a deep sense of moral outrage. That was […]
Dementia and Will Disputes; what do executors need to know?
Challenges to wills on the grounds of lack of mental capacity are likely to increase. An ageing population combined with […]
NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding and Dementia
Dementia presents in different ways which often leads to a diagnosis of a specific type of dementia, although it is […]
(Constructive) Trust no one
A fight between 3 siblings over their late mother’s home which led to a 5 day trial in the Central […]
When can a property transfer be set aside?
The transfer of all or part of an interest in a property is a hugely important issue as for many […]
Financial Abuser Avoids Repayment
It was widely reported in the press recently that Yvonne Davies, who stole around £115,000 from her aunt between 2013 […]
The Inheritance Act and Minor Children
Can minor children make a claim against an estate? Yes. The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 allows […]
How do you dispute a Will?
When people talk about ‘will disputes’ (in England & Wales) what they are actually referring to is usually one of […]