Probate & Estates

Aristocrats Daughter Refused Bigger Share of £1.3million Estate

Wills can and often are challenged by dependents who think they should have received more from an estate than they get and in this case bought before a court, a daughter thought she should have a larger share of her aristocrat father’s £1.3 million estate.

Get Your Will Written Right to Ensure Your Wishes Happen

A penniless Eastern European man who had made his fortune in his lifetime decided to make his own Will which meant that his £2.75 million estate may not have reached the beneficiaries he wanted them to on his death. The following case details the problems of making a Will without the proper legal advice.

What To Do If You Have Recently Lost A Close Relative

If you have recently lost a close relative, and have been named executor of their estate, it is important to have a basic knowledge of probate law in order to understand and implement your responsibilities lawfully and effectively.