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Leading commentators Lesley King and Roman Kubiak analyse the most important cases, legislation and practice updates and provides a concise summary of the issues in practice

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Probate update: disputed domicile and Inheritance Act claimsSubscription

23 April 2019By

Roman Kubiak looks at Kohli v Proles [2019] EWHC 193 (Ch), where the court dismissed an application to appeal the finding of an England and Wales domicile in Inheritance Act claim.

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Probate fees and civil partnershipsSubscription

15 April 2019By

In something of a mixed bag this month, Lesley King comments on the introduction of civil partnerships for opposite-sex couples and the latest news on probate fees.

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Relief: when is it merited?

14 March 2019By

Roman Kubiak comments on an assisted suicide case where a widow was granted relief against the forfeiture rule, and a case in which another widow was refused relief to bring a claim for financial provision out of time.

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Out of time: claims under the Inheritance ActSubscription

13 March 2019By

Lesley King comments on Cowan v Foreman and ors [2019] EWHC 349 Fam, and looks at what the case means for both contentious and non-contentious probate practitioners.

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