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Contesting a Will


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Claim in regard to the validity of a Will


Our Contentious Trusts and Probate team were instructed to consider the validity of their client's late mother's Last Will in relation to capacity and/or undue influence . The investigations came to no avail and the team were just about to close their file when the client said she had spoken…

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Hughes v Pritchard 2022 EWCA Civ 386


The case of Hughes v Pritchard [2022] EWCA Civ 386, considered the important issue of the proper weight to be attached to a will drafter's evidence, and a medical practitioner's assessment of testamentary capacity. The case concerned Evan Hughes (the Deceased), who died in March 2017, aged…

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