Category Wills & Probate
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
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
World leaders are preparing to gather in South Africa for Nelson Mandela’s memorial on Tuesday. South Africa’s parliament is to meet to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela, as world leaders prepare for Tuesday’s national memorial service. The sitting comes at the start of a week of commemorative events before a state funeral on 15 December.