Will validity: Losing face

Will cases involving the allegation of fraud are on the rise. Laura Abbott explores the legal principles behind the latest decision With the ability of experts to detect even the slightest of differences in paper and ink, and the evidence available from technology such as CCTV and social media, as these cases have shown, it …
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Cases Referenced

  • Ball v Sisson [2020] 1 WLUK 544
  • Barnaby & anor v Johnson [2019] EWHC 3344 (Ch)
  • Face v Cunningham & anor [2020] EWHC 3119 (Ch) (to be reported in the next edition of Wills and Trusts Law Reports)
  • Haider v Syed [2013] EWHC 4079 (Ch); [2014] WTLR 387 ChD
  • Hawes v Burgess [2013] EWCA Civ 74; [2013] WTLR 453 CA
  • Rea v Rea & ors [2021] EWHC 893 (Ch)
  • The British University in Dubai v Ebrahimi [2021] EWHC 757 (Ch); [2021] WTLR 703 ChD
  • Wrangle v Brunt & anor [2020] EWHC 1784 (Ch) (to be reported in the web reports of Wills and Trusts Law Reports)
  • Wrangle v Brunt & anor [2021] EWHC 368 (Ch) (to be reported in the next edition of Wills and Trusts Law Reports)