Posted: Tuesday, 2 May 2023 @ 10:04
My firm take instructions on LPA fraud and Will abuse.
look out for in determining if something is amiss include:
Have there been changes to the will particularly
if the Deceased changed their will soon before they died, naming new
beneficiaries, or including people that the family aren’t familiar with?
Did the Deceased seek legal advice in making the
new will, or create a homemade or online will?
Could the Deceased have been unduly influenced
or coerced into changing their will, or have no knowledge that their will has
Have certain family members been frozen out?
Could the will have been forged?
Did the deceased’s deputy seek to make a
Have there been changes in the Deceased’s
financial behaviour before or after death?
Any unusual or unaccountable cash withdrawals or
transfers made from the Deceased’s bank accounts prior to, or soon after,
Was another person being added to their bank
account prior to death?
Was an ‘unexpected’ attorney appointed prior to
Have personal items been removed from the home
of the deceased, or are they unaccounted for?