Recent Features and Opinion
Ian Bond assesses the verdict of the National Audit Office report on HM Courts & Tribunals Service initiatives
Andrew Bishop summarises a case he was involved in, which involved the rectification of a will, and how this relates to proposed changes to the Wills Act to stop marriage revoking a will
Marianne Nankervis looks at the presumption against double portions, ademption and hotchpot
Stephen Lawsom recaps his workshop on contentious probate
Lesley King discusses the recent case of Batt v Boswell: where confusion over trust and personal money led to a family dispute between two siblings following the death of their parents.
Roman Kubiak discusses the recent decision of Dunbabin v. Dunbabin  EWHC 241(Ch), in which the court found that a joint tenancy had been severed despite the absence of a notice.
The risk of vulnerable parties entering into a predatory marriage is gaining increasing attention, both in the press and in the legal profession. Bethan Byrne and Sheena Cassidy Hope explore how new protections can be achieved through changes in the law
Holly Miéville-Hawkins and Holly Chantler review some key welfare cases from 2021, and the implications they have for financial deputies and attorneys