What happens when a parent disinherits a child?

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What happens when a parent disinherits a child? Beverley Browne, a partner in our wills and probate department, explores the issues and looks at the rising trend of will disputes. The decision last year in the Court of Appeal in the case of Ilott –v– Mitson received a lot of press coverage and led many people to question whether their … Read More

Digital Legacy And Digital Assets

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Digital Assets

Devorah Ormonde, a partner in our private client department, takes a look at how digital assets can be problematic when it comes to making a Will. When someone dies, the person responsible for dealing with their estate traditionally looks through their bank statements and other financial documentation to identify their assets to enable them to complete the necessary inheritance tax … Read More

Intestate Estates – Dying Without a Will

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Intestate Estates

Beverley Browne, is partner in our Wills and probate department, explains the implications of being intestate (dying without a Will). It is estimated that only three in 10 people in the UK have a Will. Many simply don’t write a Will at all, in spite of this being an age of increasingly complex financial affairs and particularly in the light … Read More