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Roman Kubiak comments on Lomax v Lomax  EWHC 1267 (Fam), an Inheritance Act claim where the court refused to force parties to early neutral evaluation.
Roman Kubiak looks at Kohli v Proles  EWHC 193 (Ch), where the court dismissed an application to appeal the finding of an England and Wales domicile in Inheritance Act claim.
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.
Roman Kubiak considers two contentious probate cases: an attorney’s application to be appointed as substitute personal representative in place of a donor; and a property transfer set aside for presumed undue influence.
Roman Kubiak breaks down the complex case of Bhusate v Patel & Ors  EWHC 2362 (Ch), in which the claimant suffered a heavy defeat after pleading contradictory alternative claims.
Roman Kubiak discusses some more of the headline legal cases from last few months, including the misappropriation of a vulnerable person’s assets.
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.
This month Roman Kubiak looks at an appeal where a will was upheld despite lacking witness signatures and a case where an attorney has been ordered to account for unauthorised payments from their father’s estate.
This month, Roman Kubiak looks at a case where beneficiaries of an estate challenged the reasonableness of fees incurred by executors in instructing two different firms, and a recent claim by an elderly cohabitee for reasonable financial provision who was awarded an outright transfer of property and capital lump sum.
This month, Roman Kubiak analyses Burnden Holdings v Fielding, Nield-Moir v Freeman and James v James.