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Court of Protection - Misuse of Powers

Posted by Emma Northover on April 24th 2014 in All , DISPUTES AND CLAIMS .

The Court of Protection is the part of the Court which is designated with the task of looking after the affairs of people without capacity.  This means that it makes decisions on all sorts of matters ranging from the question of whether or not a person has the capacity to enter...

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Emma Northover

Can someone else decide what is in your Will?

Posted by Emma Northover on July 23rd 2013 in All , DISPUTES AND CLAIMS .

Everyone knows that it is important to make a Will and to keep it under review but like catching up with distant friends or grand plans to ... , life takes over and it gets forgotten about. Unfortunately, for some people not keeping their Will under review could pose difficult...

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Contested Probate

Posted by Emma Northover on June 10th 2011 in All , DISPUTES AND CLAIMS .

A loved one has died, but left you nothing.  Can you do something about it? Maybe.  The will might be open to challenge on one or both of the following grounds:

  • Lack of testamentary capacity, “knowledge and approval”, undue influence, or conflict with lifetime promises by the deceased
  • Under the provisions of...

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