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A key witness (factual and/or expert)/counsel/instructing solicitor is unable/unwilling to travel to and/or attend court due to the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19), what...

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Administration actions—applications during the course of estate...

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Administration actions—personal representatives and the deceased's...

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Administration actions—personal representatives' post-grant...

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Administration actions—removal of personal...

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The following Private Client practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Alternatives to litigation—contentious trusts and estates...

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Are there grounds to argue that a constructive trust is created where A loans to B and C the whole of the purchase price of a property under a loan agreement? If so, can...

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The following Private Client practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Beddoe applications

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C is the sole surviving executor, and B (deceased) the sole residuary beneficiary, of A. D and E are the executors and joint beneficiaries of B. What duties does C owe to...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Can a cohabiting couple opt out of the Inheritance (Provision for Family and...

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Can a deed of variation be entered into before a grant of probate has been obtained? Is it possible to enter into a deed of variation in the case of a grant ad colligenda...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Can a former spouse make a claim against the estate of her ex-husband under...

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The following Private Client Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Can an adult child, who has been adopted, make a claim against the estate of...

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Can an estate be varied, with the court's consent on behalf of minor beneficiaries, to redirect the property from minor grandchildren of the deceased to the deceased's...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Can an executor dispute the terms of a Will?

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Can an executor’s legal costs in a probate claim be challenged?...

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