Category Archives: Charlotte Ledson

A Diagnosis of Dementia Does Not Necessarily Equate to a Loss of Capacity

Occasional episodes of forgetfulness, or even a formal diagnosis of dementia, do not necessarily mean...

High Court Refuses to Authorise Collection of Gametes from Dying Student

Is it right for gametes – sperm or eggs – to be collected from dying...

Cancer Sufferer’s Belated Will Triggers Bitter Family Inheritance Dispute

Those who delay making a will until they are at death’s door create a very...

Perceived Unfairness Can Never Justify Forging a Will – High Court Ruling

Failing to make a professionally drafted will can, in extreme cases, leave your loved ones...

Read This to Understand Why Professional Will Drafting Really Matters

When interpreting wills, judges focus on the actual words used and that is one good...

If You Know Your Own Mind, You Can Make a Valid Will – High Court Ruling

Family relationships are sadly often built on shifting sand, and it is certainly true that...

Saving a Few Pounds on a Home-Made Will May Come at a Frightful Cost

There will always be some people who believe that making your own will represents a...

Lasting Powers of Attorney – Why it Makes Sense to Appoint a Professional

Many people very sensibly confer lasting powers of attorney (LPAs) on others so that their...

Inheritance and the Impact of Intestacy on Stepchildren – Guideline Ruling

In an era of increasingly fluid family relationships, many children are brought up by step-parents...

Making a Will? – Don’t Forget Those Entitled to Look to You for Support

When making your will, it is vital to remember those who have a right to...