Bernadette Baker

Birketts LLP

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Q3 | 2018

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Larry King’s widow contests handwritten will which leaves $2m estate to his children

United Kingdom - February 23 2021 Southwick King argues that the former talk show host had “questionable mental capacity” at the time the Will was signed in October 2019, which was…

Warring siblings and the dangers of not being legally represented: The case of the missing original will

United Kingdom - February 23 2021 Rowena, the first defendant, alleged that the 2017 Will had been forged by Rebeca along with the two attesting witnesses. It was her assertion that…

Agricultural Brief - “Promises promises” - family farm inheritance disputes

United Kingdom - June 8 2020 Recent years have provided us with a variety of proprietary estoppel cases, each with the well-established starting point of a child claiming that…

Private Lives - “I didn’t know you did that… ” - contentious probate

United Kingdom - June 2 2020 When a dispute arises in relation to a Will or the administration of an estate, disagreements can quickly escalate especially when family…

Court of Protection conducts its first trial via Skype

United Kingdom - March 20 2020 The Court of Protection is conducting its first ever trial completely via Skype. If successful this could be a model for how the Court of Protection…