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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: The Non-Contentious Probate (Amendment) Rules 2020, SI 2020/1059 amend the Non-Contentious Probate Rules 1987, SI 1987/2024 with...
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13th Oct
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): As announced on 17 April 2020, the President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane, authorised District Probate...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Lindley of Boodle Hatfield LLP 9th Oct
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): The formal requirement for a valid Will to be witnessed in the presence of two witnesses is to be relaxed (with retrospective...
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9th Oct
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): As announced on 17 April 2020, the President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane, authorised District Probate...
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9th Oct
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): As announced on 17 April 2020, the President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane, authorised District Probate...
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8th Oct
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Coronavirus (Covid-19): For news and other resources to assist dispute resolution practitioners working in the civil courts to understand and stay...
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26th Sep
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Most of the work conducted throughout a probate matter is of a common nature. Consequently practitioners will find that they are, in essence,...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): As announced on 17 April 2020, the President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane, authorised District Probate...
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26th Sep
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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...
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26th Sep
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Definition and purpose of a WillIn general terms, a Will is a document made in accordance with the formal requirements laid down by section 9 of the...
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26th Sep
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The rights of a person appointed executor by a Will cease if they:•die without having taken out probate•fail to appear on being cited to take out...
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26th Sep
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The intestacy rulesIf the deceased died intestate, Parts III and IV of the Administration of Estates Act 1925 (AEA 1925) apply to:•all the movable...
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26th Sep
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ExecutorsAn executor is the person appointed by the Will to carry into effect its provisions and to administer the property of the testator. The...
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26th Sep
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Revocation of a WillA Will is revocable at any time during the testator's lifetime. A testator may not revoke their Will in any manner they choose: a...
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25th Sep
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Personal representatives' dutiesThe Administration of Estates Act 1925 (AEA 1925) states that personal representatives (PRs) must:•collect and get in...
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25th Sep
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IdentificationThe personal representatives (PRs) must identify:•the beneficiary entitled•what each beneficiary is entitled to receive•the time at...
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25th Sep

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Note: This Practice Note must be read in the light of the implementation of the Care Act 2014 on 1 April 2015. Substantial repeals to legislation have...
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25th Sep
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Note that this Practice Note addresses only English law. Following devolution there are now differences between the English and Welsh rules on many...
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25th Sep
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With the coming into effect of part of the Care Act 2014 (CA 2014) in April 2015 there will be a number of repeals, revocations and cancellations of...
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25th Sep
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There are a number of benefits that older people can claim that carry a financial eligibility requirement. In practice this means that if their...
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25th Sep
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When an assessment concludes that an adult requires residential accommodation they have the choice, depending on their personal finance situation,...
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25th Sep
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When entering a care home, the future relationship between the new resident and the administrators of the home should be governed by the terms of a...
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25th Sep
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Community care assessments are conducted by the local authority (LA) where someone aged 18 years or older is ordinarily resident. LAs have a duty to...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The content of this Practice Note is temporarily affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For further guidance, see:...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The content of this Practice Note is temporarily affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For further guidance, see...
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27th Sep
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The Care Act 2014 (CA 2014) requires a local authority to assess an individual’s need for care and support.A local authority (LA) has the right to...
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28th Sep
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Where the client is under the Court of Protection and the client does not have the requisite capacity to make the application themselves, a decision...
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28th Sep
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The liability to pay care fees is often a source of resentment, as the state expects most people to fund, or contribute to, the cost of their care....
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
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There appears to be two issues:•the powers/duties of a deputy to maintain the property of the patient, and•the attitude of the relevant local...
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28th Sep

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