Q&As

Is an immediate post-death interest created by a Will an absolute gift where the life tenant and the remainderman are the same person? If this was a mistake, can any action be taken to rectify this?

read titleRead full title
Published on LexisPSL on 26/06/2017

The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Is an immediate post-death interest created by a Will an absolute gift where the life tenant and the remainderman are the same person? If this was a mistake, can any action be taken to rectify this?
  • Merging interests
  • Correcting mistakes

Is an immediate post-death interest created by a Will an absolute gift where the life tenant and the remainderman are the same person? If this was a mistake, can any action be taken to rectify this?

For the purpose of this Q&A, we have assumed that the surviving spouse has not yet died.

Merging interests

A life tenant is entitled to income produced by the trust fund or to the use of trust assets. The life tenant

Popular documents