Category Wills & Probate

Mix up of Mirror Wills

The Supreme Court has ruled that a mix-up in signatures on mirror Wills should not be allowed to disinherit a couple’s intended heir. Disputed Wills would be interpreted using the same rules as those applicable to the interpretation of contracts, the Supreme Court has held in a case involving mirror Wills where the spouses signed

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Wills made out in contemplation of suicide

A recent, tragic case concerned an 87 year old lady who changed her Will nine days before committing suicide, following the death of her husband. Lucie Rose had originally planned to leave her estate to her two sisters but, after her husband died, she made a new Will that left her late husband’s car and

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