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Wednesday, 16 December 2020
Once you have involved the legal process there are anumber of ways to settle a case and to try to resolve it:1.    You get your lawyer to make a Without Prejudice Offer to the other side. 2.    You ge...
Tuesday, 15 December 2020
From my experience this year 2020 it represents by far the most erratic experience which my firm and my clients have faced in navigating the Court system.On the one hand for cases such as probate applications and County Court, dealings have neve...
Monday, 23 November 2020
How Do You Go About Attacking the Conduct of an ErrantTrustee?Here are some tips: Option 1  First focus on the trust instrument. This is a key document,which trustees should disclose to beneficiaries if requested.The same appliesto sup...
Wednesday, 18 November 2020
If you do end up in the Courts and suing an errant attorney there a number of different ways to do this and this will typically be in the Court of Protection or the Chancery Division in the High Court.A claim in the Court of Protection will only...
Friday, 30 October 2020
Proving Undue Influence
Tuesday, 6 October 2020
As many of you know the removal/substitution of executors is governed by section 50 of theAdministration of  Justice Act 1985 which provides:- “(1) Where anapplication relating to the estate of a deceased person is made to the HighCou...
Tuesday, 29 September 2020
How to win a legal case
Thursday, 24 September 2020
It is the responsibility of any lawyer to react to changing events as they happen. And none more so than the pandemic.As we have seen in retail (in which has Covid has exacerbated the trend, namely to shop online) Covid has already speeded chang...
Thursday, 17 September 2020
There is a school of thought amongst many lawyers and indeed amongst would be clients/litigators that removing an executor applications are very difficult, expensive and should only be done as a last resort. e.g when you really are at the end of...
Friday, 28 August 2020
Further to my writing the book A Practical Guide To Elderly Law three years ago I am pleased that I am now writing an updated version of the book which will lead to a second edition being published. In the meantime a free chapter on of...