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Contentious Probate in the News!

The Court of Appeal has awarded an estranged daughter the substantial sum of £164,000 from her late mother’s estate after contesting a will, in a decision that has garnered considerable press attention. The Court of Appeal’s decision has confirmed the rights and ability of children cut out of their parents’ wills to bring a claim […]

Planning for the future seminars from Keoghs, Nicholls, Lindsell & Harris

We understand that planning for the future is never easy.  So that is why we are holding, a series of seminars in conjunction with LIFT Financial, to provide you with insight and information to help you start the process.  Michael Sandler will be on hand, along with Joel Adams from LIFT Financial to discuss key […]

Wills, Probate and Estate Planning Jargon Buster

We understand that there is alot of terminology used when discussing Wills, Probate and Estate Planning so here is a jargon buster, which we hope will help clarify certain terms and phrases. Assets – anything owned of value i.e. property and land, cash, savings and investments, valuable items such as paintings, antiques or jewellery. Beneficiary – […]

Challenging the validity of a Will

A recent case ‘Wilson’ has acted as a reminder of how important it is to ensure that your Will is regarded as valid after your death. This is especially relevant if you are suffering from a long term condition which could, or will, affect your mental capacity in the future. The claimant, who was the […]