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

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The following Wills & Probate precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Contentious probate—client guide

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on For an infant settlement approval hearing, is there a standard draft order?...

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How can you protect a beneficiary's interest in property under a Will? I understand a residuary beneficiary cannot enter a restriction, however can a beneficiary enter a...

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How do you swear an oath during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic where there may be problems with a solicitor being physically present? Can it be sworn virtually with...

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If a successful claim for proprietary estoppel has been made against an estate of a deceased person, will inheritance tax be payable on the estate of the deceased or will...

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If an unincorporated association refuses to disclose its membership, who should be named as the defendant in proceedings where the limitation period is about to expire?...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on If the deceased died intestate and a claim was commenced prior to letters of...

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Larke v Nugus requests

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My client and/or the instructing solicitor have had to shut their offices part-way through the disclosure exercise as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19). What should we...

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Practice and procedure—civil procedure—contentious trusts and...

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Practice and procedure—limitation—contentious trusts and estates...

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Practice and procedure—mediation—contentious trusts and estates...

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Validity of Wills—rectification of Wills

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The following Dispute Resolution Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on What action can a creditor take against a non-cooperative executor to...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on What is the limitation period for knowing receipt?

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on What is the procedure to remove a caveat?

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What would the statutory position be if the postal system is not available due to coronavirus (COVID-19) and the parties have to serve a statutory notice (absent any...

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When issuing a claim form for relief under Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 and the defendants’ addresses are unknown what procedure should be...

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Where a without notice application is made under section 116 of the Senior Courts Act 1981 to the probate registrar for an order passing over an executor, and the...

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