The interests of illegitimate or adopted persons can be problematic when dealing with older settlements. Richard Dew explores an illuminating case An issue which all the beneficiaries and the trustees wished to be resolved in favour of the illegitimate child was resolved by means of a relatively straightforward appointment and application to court rather than …
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- Hand v George  EWHC 533 (Ch)
- Muir v Muir  AC 468
- PQ & anor v RS & ors  WTLR 1015 Ch D
- Re Brinkley’s Will Trusts  1 Ch 407
- Re Hay’s Settlement Trusts  1 WLR 202vRe Hoff  Ch 298