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Counting money

Probate update: misappropriate behaviourSubscription

7 September 2018By

Roman Kubiak discusses some more of the headline legal cases from last few months, including the misappropriation of a vulnerable person’s assets.

Book open with pen

Probate update: Put an estoppel to thatSubscription

29 August 2018By

Despite the summer break, it seems that the contentious trusts and probate world is as busy as ever. Roman Kubiak discusses some of the main cases to hit the legal headlines over the past few months.

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The Law Society's Library and Practice Advice Service offer support and advice on legal practice and procedure, including through compiling FAQs

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PAS FAQ: Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme accreditation

20 August 2018

The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service explains what standards your firm needs to uphold in order to receive Law Society accreditation.

Who's complaining?

Library FAQ: How to find precedents for contentious probate

13 June 2018

The Law Society Library provides guidance on contentious probate (Larke v Nugus) and where precedents and guidance can be found.

contracts

PAS FAQ: LLPs, appointing partners and incorporation

27 March 2018

I am drafting a will and my firm, an LLP, is being appointed executor. If we incorporate at a later date, will this invalidate the appointment?

question marks

PAS FAQ: How can I trace old life insurance policies and pensions?

8 January 2018

How can professional executors trace old life insurance policies and pensions? 

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