Posts tagged “Wills”

Vulnerable people across England and Wales can continue to have their Wills witnessed via video link until January 2024. In the meantime, the Law Commission will continue to consider reforms concerning Wills, including whether to make these changes permanent. 
Vulnerable people across England and Wales can continue to have their Wills witnessed via video link
The ownership of your home can affect who can inherit it when you die.
In a recent High Court case a widow was awarded £80,000 from her brother-in-law’s inheritance following a dispute over property ownership. Here’s what happened. 
 
Her husband has made a Will leaving his estate in full to her. However, after his death, there was a dispute concerning the family home that she had shared with him. The property was registered to her husband and his brother. It had been owned by their mother until she died in 2009, but it wasn’t clear whether the brothers held the property as joint tenants or as tenants-in-common
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