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The Best Housewarming Gift for the Unmarried Couple: An Estate Plan
  • Ryley Carlock & Applewhite
  • USA
  • June 15 2017

In recent years, a growing number of Americans are deciding to cohabitate instead of getting married or remarried. Often, individuals of all ages


Wills and inheritance: 10 Cross-border Tips
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2017

A long qualified colleague of mine recalls a time when he rarely encountered private clients with cross-border concerns. Those 'unusual' cases only



Annual statistics for Trusts, Wills and Probate released
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • June 12 2017

The annual statistics for The Royal Courts of Justice, January to December 2016 were recently released. The figures show a significant increase in the


Department for Work and Pensions claims against estates considered
  • Hugh James Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • June 12 2017

My colleague Jessica previously blogged about DWP claims against estates. The Law Society Gazette recently published an article which discusses


Application of Trustee Act Limitation Period to Crossclaims
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 12 2017

In Levesque v Crampton Estate, the Court of Appeal for Ontario held that the two year limitation period in the Trustee Act applies to crossclaims


The Pitfalls of Disability Planning
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • June 8 2017

When a testator is considering leaving assets to a beneficiary who has a disability, there are important factors that the testator needs to examine to


Lawyers' Opinions Matter When a Will Is Prepared
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • June 8 2017

When a Will is challenged on the basis of allegations of undue influence, incapacity, or suspicious circumstances, the court will look at various


Blended families
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 8 2017

We were delighted to host our BInformed seminar on Blended Families yesterday. The speakers included myself, Jessica Flowerdew, an Associate in the


Guardians Should Guard Against Claims Of Undue Influence
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2017

A guardian‘s job requires that the guardian be involved in the affairs of the ward. In turn, the ward likely is going to be dependent on and trust