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Contest Will

You want to challenge a Will but don’t know where to start?

Disputing a Will can also be referred to as ‘contentious probate’ and it is a dispute relating to the distribution of a person’s estate when they pass away. There are several reasons why people decide to challenge a Will after the testator is dead. You may feel that you deserve more. You may feel you …

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Procter v Procter

Exclusive Possession: The paradox resolved in the Proctor case.

Procter -v-Procter [2021] EWCA Civ 167 The Court of Appeal determined in the above case that a tenancy at will protected by Agricultural Holding Act 1986 existed.  In this case, various members of the proctor family owned a large estate in Yorkshire, which was held as a partnership.  The freehold title of the property had been …

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Coercive and Controlling Behaviour – Child Arrangement Order

Coercive and Controlling Behaviour – Child Arrangement Order

Earlier this year the court of appeal issued guidance on abuse domestic hearing and findings of fact. There were four conjoined appeal cases on the issue relating to fact findings in hearings relating to child arrangements under the Child Act 1989 Proceedings. Re B-B—appealing a decision of HHJ Scarratt. Re H—appealing a decision of HHJ …

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Dealing with dementia – We are here to Help!

What is dementia? Dementia is a general term for over 100 different diseases, including Alzheimer’s. It describes the symptoms of several diseases and conditions which cause the progressive decline of the brain. One type of dementia is the most common. Symptoms associated with dementia: Thinking speed lowered Difficulty in making Judgement Mood and emotions Memory …

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