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Simon Gore Consulting Ltd

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Contentious Probate Update Webinar

Recorded 27th October, 1 Hour

Presented by Alex Learmonth, New Square Chambers &

                    James Aspden, Wilsons Solicitors

Topics covered;

2015/2016 Round up – 12months developments in contentious probate and estates

Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 update, including;

Ilott v Mitson and the estranged adult child

Wooldridge - spouse claims

- Recent cases on validity of wills, including

- Forgery, due execution and revocation

- Testamentary capacity and knowledge & approval

- Proprietary estoppel in the field of succession, including

    - satisfying claims to farms (cowshed cinderella)

    -  trustee unanimity

- Interpretation and rectification of wills: recent cases

- Other developments may include



- Burial

- Standing to sue

- Chattels


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