Category: Contentious Probate
The Aftermath of Lockdown… Surprise Inheritance Tax Bills for Staying with the Kids?
For the many parents who have gifted their properties to their children as an early inheritance, many won’t realise that […]
Disinherited? Death and the forfeiture rule
I wrote about the little known and unusual ‘forfeiture rule’ a few months ago in cases involving assisted suicide. The […]
Lifetime gifts; an update on ‘When is a gift not a gift?’
An elderly mother transfers her property to one of her children. It’s a common enough scenario. Often everyone involved has […]
Defending a ‘mental capacity’ challenge to a Will; 3 things you need to know!
The Alzheimer’s Society currently estimates that 850,000 people are living with dementia in the UK; and that this figure will […]