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When DIY Wills Go Wrong

Posted: Friday, 14 February 2020 @ 11:13

It is well documented that the number of inheritance disputes is rising  For example in the High Court the cases increased from 227 in 2018 to 368 in 2019.   

A key factor is the rise is largely fuelled by the popularity of DIY wills, which often have errors..

Family members are also increasingly likely to deal with the distribution of assets themselves, rather than seeking professional advice.

The complexity of modern family structures and the growing value of property are also important factors.