Mark Baxter sets out the current thinking on proving the existence of lost wills
The claimants were practising solicitors and trustees of a trust created by the will of John Hine (T) who died on 4 January 1992. T had had four children. Two, Beryl Clowes and John Hine, were the third and fourth defendants. One, Philip Hines, pre-deceased T leaving two children, Judith Barlow and Janet Lomax, the first and second defendants...
Partnership arrangements can be problematic upon death. Katie Alsop discusses with reference to Kingsley v Kingsley
Will drafters need to be careful of how they frame conditions applying to testamentary gifts. Michael O’Sullivan explains
Stephen Lawson evaluates the case for formal supported will-making
Justin Holmes suggests a modern take on decided cases is needed to reflect the intentions of the 21st century testator
Alison Craggs sets out important points to consider when advising a transgender client
Sheila Rusike and Jo Summers examine worldwide precedents for accepting unconventional wills