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Practice Notes: Family provision claims—children and those treated as children and Family provision claims—matters of regard for each applicant provide an overview in respect of claims made by a child of the deceased.
Under section 1(1)(c) of the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (I(PFD)A 1975), children of the deceased are persons who may make a claim for reasonable financial provision from the deceased’s estate.
I(PFD)A 1975, s 3(1)(a) provides that when making an order under I(PFD)A 1975, s 2, the court must consider ‘the financial resources and financial needs which the applicant has or is likely to have in the foreseeable future’.
I(PFD)A 1975, s 3(3) provides:
‘(3) Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph (g) of subsection (1) above, where an application for an order under section 2 of this Act
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