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The major problem personal representatives (PRs) and/or beneficiaries encounter when faced with an actual or potential probate claim is how to, at the very least,...

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During the lifetime of the testator they will enter in obligations in respect of contracts, covenants, debts, duties etc. Generally these obligations will subsist after...

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Most administrations take a little while to complete. In the course of that administration the personal representatives (PRs) will engage in a number of duties that could...

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There are a number of circumstances in which it may be desirable, or necessary, to seek the removal by the court of personal representatives (PRs), ie the executors or...

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The nature of disputes as to lifetime dispositions Particularly where an estate appears to be smaller than anticipated, personal representatives (PRs) and beneficiaries...

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What is intermeddling? An individual who performs certain duties which a personal representative (PR) would perform to administer a deceased’s estate intermeddles in the...

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The legal principles which apply where there is a civil dispute between parties about the disposal of the body of a deceased person are considered, including the...

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This Practice Note covers the purpose and procedure of section 41 of the Trustee Act 1925 (TA 1925), which confers jurisdiction on the court to appoint or replace...

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