Tag Archives: validity of a will

Disputed Wills – Mental Capacity, the Burden of Proof and the Importance of Seeking Relevant Medical Opinion where there is potential for doubt

Contentious Probate expert Guy Platon takes a look at a recent appeal decision which concerned...

Distinguished Academic Pursued ‘False Case’ in £3 Million Will Dispute

Where large sums of money are involved, even the most highly respected people may be...

High Court Decision on Testamentary Capacity – Where the Particular Circumstances can Outweigh the Expert Evidence

Contentious Probate Expert Guy Platon looks at a very interesting recent High Court decision in...

This Is What Happens If You Wait Until Sickness Strikes Before Making a Will

Making a will when you are close to death and without professional assistance is an...

Court of Appeal Rejects Tangential Attack on Will Dispute Judgment

Judges are wary of those who attempt to pull the wool over their eyes but,...

This is Why You Shouldn’t Put Off Making a Will Until Advanced Old Age

You are never too old to make a will, but failing to consult a solicitor...

High Court Uncovers Blatant Forgery as Will Dispute Tears Family Apart

If an elderly man had listened to his solicitor’s repeated advice to make a will,...