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(Family Court, Peel J, 16 February 2022)Children – Specific issue order – Inheritance – Acceptance of inheritance and entering into contract of sale on child’s behalf –...
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(Chancery Division, Fancourt J, 26 June 2020)Inheritance – Oral agreement – Constructive trustThe Chancery Division dismissed the appeal, holding that the judge had reached the correct...
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(Family Division, Francis J, 2 October 2019)Inheritance – Periodical payments – Lump sum paymentsThe Family Division held that the court had discretion to order both periodic payments and...
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(Family Division, Mostyn J, 25 February 2019)Inheritance – Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 – Permission to apply out of time – 13-month delay – Will...
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(High Court of Justice, Birss J, 11 June 2018)Inheritance – Proprietary estoppel – Equitable remedy The court awarded the son, who had relied on assurances for over 40 years that the family farm would...
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(Court of Appeal, Sir Geoffrey Vos C, McCombe and Asplin LJJ, 19 December 2017)Inheritance – Reasonable provision – Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 – Transfer of property to...
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(Court of Appeal, Lord Dyson MR, McCombe, King LJJ, 27 May 2016)Inheritance – Financial remedies – Agreement for husband to share in wife’s interest under her mother’s will – Challenge as to validity...
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(Chancery Division, Rose J, 17 March 2017)Inheritance – Adopted children – Will written in 1946 – Domestic law did not include adopted children within the term ‘children’ for the purposes of this will...
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(Chancery Division, Marcus Smith J, 13 March 2017)Inheritance – Reasonable provision – Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 - Appeal The appeal in proceedings under the...
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The Supreme Court unanimously allowed the charities’ appeals.Hilary Term[2017] UKSC 17On appeal from: [2015] EWCA Civ 797JUDGMENTIlott (Respondent) v The Blue Cross and others (Appellants)beforeLord...
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