- High Court allow widow to bring Inheritance Act claim 25 years out of time (Bhusate v Patel and others)
- What are the practical implications of the judgment?
- What was the background?
- What did the court decide?
Private Client analysis: Siân Hodgson, senior associate at Penningtons Manches LLP, examines the High Court’s decision in Bhusate v Patel and others to grant the claimant widow permission to bring a claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (I(PFD)A 1975) for reasonable financial provision from her deceased husband’s estate even though the six-month deadline under I(PFD)A 1975, s 4 for bringing a claim had expired 25 years and nine months earlier.
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