Cohabitation is woven into our society and is amongst the fastest growing areas of family life. Since 1996 it has been possible for cohabitants to make a claim against their deceased partner’s Estate.
It’s a common scenario - an elderly person wants to get their affairs in order before frailty deems it too late. So if they want to make a Will, what steps should be taken to ensure that as far as possible it cannot later be challenged on
What everyone really wants to know is, how will HS2 affect Homeowners who own Property near to the proposed line?
If you want to dramatically increase the risk of disinheriting loved ones or loved causes, a homemade Will is a good place to start.
The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (the 1975 Act) allows certain people to make a claim for reasonable financial provision from a deceased’s estate, but only if circumstances permit it.