Our Practice Advice Service considers what you can do if your client’s testamentary capacity changes before their will has been executed.
Law Society policy adviser Emily Weidner speaks to Ian Bond about the new online probate service introduced by HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) and what this means for solicitors.
The MoJ has announced that the controversial probate fee increase will no longer take place on 1 April.
Fresh concern has been raised about the proposed overhaul of probate fees
A case that threw a wrecking ball at the practice of lawyers making stand-still agreements over late claims could be challenged in the Court of Appeal.
The High Court has granted permission to bring a claim under the Inheritance Act – despite it being issued some 25 years and nine months after the deadline.
Charitable organisations have urged the government to reconsider controversial proposals to increase some probate fees so that estates including bequests to charities are not adversely affected.
The Law Society Library discusses the succession rights of illegitimate relations on an intestacy.
You have until Friday 3 May to submit your entry for the award for Excellence in Private Client Practice.
300,000 vulnerable people will see their rights stripped back every year by imminent changes to the Mental Capacity Act, the Law Society has said.