Burial Disputes and Exhumation

Burial Disputes and Exhumation

Can a person’s body been exhumed ? Without a License from the Secretary of State and/or in some circumstances approval approval of a proposal under the Care of Cathedrals Measure 2011 one cannot exhume. It is an offence for a body, or any human remains which...
What is Misfeasance in Public Office?

What is Misfeasance in Public Office?

Misfeasance in public office is a tort which in summary is a wrongful act which leads to a legal liability. The ingredients of the tort of Misfeasance in a public office are as follows: a) The defendant must be a public officer; b) The conduct complained of, that is...
Removing an Executor or Administrator Summary

Removing an Executor or Administrator Summary

Under Section 50 of the Administration of Justice Act 1985 the Court has the power remove the Executors. Where a Grant has not been obtained the Court has the power to ‘pass over’ an executor or potential administrator under the Senior Courts Act 1981 section 116....
Today we welcome the arrival of no fault divorce

Today we welcome the arrival of no fault divorce

The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act comes into force today, meaning divorcing couples are no longer required to assign blame for the breakdown of their marriage. The legislation allows either or both parties to apply to the court for an order that the marriage...
Why you Should review your Will

Why you Should review your Will

How often should I review my Will? Whilst we always try to draft Wills that are as ‘future-proof’ as possible, we suggest reviewing or at least reading through your Will every three to five years. That being said we always recommend you review your Will...
Who can make an Inheritance Act Claim ?

Who can make an Inheritance Act Claim ?

If you were financially Dependent on the Deceased and the rules of intestacy or the deceased’s last valid Will makes no provision for you, can you make a claim for reasonable financial provision ? Potentially You may also wish to consider promissory estoppel and...
Probate Registry Fee Increase from £155 to £273

Probate Registry Fee Increase from £155 to £273

Probate Registry fee change The fee for grant for probate applications received by the registry on or after the 26th January 2022 is changing. The current dual fee structure is being replaced by a single fee of £273 for all applicants, where the value of the estate...

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