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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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Mark Ollier

Be careful what you wish for!

Posted by Mark Ollier on July 3rd 2013 in All , DISPUTES AND CLAIMS , SERVICES FOR BUSINESSES .

The high profile dispute involving the winner of the popular TV show “The Apprentice” highlights how important it is to clearly set out what is the nature of the role for which an individual is being employed.

The winner of the competition on “The Apprentice” was awarded a job within one...

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Mark Ollier

Obligation On Seller Sets Boundary

Posted by Mark Ollier on May 10th 2012 in All , DISPUTES AND CLAIMS , MOVING HOUSE .

When a plan is attached to a conveyance, it is often marked ‘for identification purposes only’ in order to ensure that the plan is not considered to be the definitive record of the property being conveyed.

Recently, a dispute reached court after the boundary of a property that had...

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Emma Northover

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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