Category Archives: Will and Probate

A Stranger to Charity? The case of Ilot v Mitson

The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 gives the court the power to make orders where the deceased individual failed to make reasonable financial provision to a dependant upon their death. Claims under the Inheritance Act are often made by children of the deceased, or by surviving spouses. In deciding the outcome of […]

The Office of the Public Guardian being reduced from £130 to £110 as from 1st October.

Lasting Powers of Attorney (and older Enduring Powers of Attorney) are legal documents which allow a person to appoint someone they know and trust to make decisions about their financial affairs and/or health and welfare if they were to lose capacity to manage their own affairs in the future. The Office of the Public Guardian […]