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Strike and you’re out: contradictory probate claimsSubscription

19 October 2018By

Roman Kubiak breaks down the complex case of Bhusate v Patel & Ors [2018] EWHC 2362 (Ch), in which the claimant suffered a heavy defeat after pleading contradictory alternative claims.

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Lasting things first: transparency rules and LPAsSubscription

18 October 2018By

Lesley King comments on recent developments including the new transparency rules and guidance on lasting powers of attorney.

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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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Library FAQ: What are the rules on making a living will?

16 October 2018

The Law Society’s Library discusses advance decisions or living wills, and sources of commentary and precedents.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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