Wills Act

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Boys will be boys

When embarking on asset and estate planning, an important but often overlooked enquiry is as to how the next generation will manage the assets (and what those assets might be) and who sensibly should be in charge.  Consider the case of Frickleton v Frickleton. In this case one of four sons ends up as the sole executor … Continue reading

Signing the wrong will

You can imagine it can’t you?  Your client has died and so you get the will from deeds.  You prepare the probate application and attend on your client’s surviving spouse.  You talk gently about the loss.  The probate documents are ready for submitting and then you happen to notice that the survivor’s signature is very … Continue reading