Francesca O’Neill warns that failure to comply with procedural steps can have severe consequences
The claimant applied for an order under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (the 1975 Act), s2, against the estate of her deceased husband (the deceased). Probate of the deceased’s will was granted on 16 December 2016 and the application was made on 8 November 2018...
William East reviews two recent cases on out-of-time 1975 Act claims with different outcomes
Costs budgets; relief from sanctions
Johnathan Payne discusses how the way you pursue or defend a claim can impact on costs
Recent cases have shown that the courts will not look kindly on mistakes, as John Starr finds out
Sarah McCann reports on a recent application for relief from sanctions