Heirs in UK Law

  • The Duke and Duke Duke It Out In Trademark Rowe
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    Clearly there is no love lost between John Wayne Enterprises, LLC (“JWE”), the entity owned by John Wayne’s heirs which controls the intellectual property related to John Wayne, and Duke University...
    ...Clearly there is no love lost between John Wayne Enterprises, LLC (“JWE”), the entity owned by John Wayne’s heirs which controls the intellectual property related to John Wayne, and Duke University.   Both have have been locked in battle over various trademarks ......
  • Transfer Of A Property In Switzerland On The Death Of The Owner Abroad
    • Mondaq UK
    ......discusses the concrete steps to be taken abroad and in Switzerland. in order to enable the heirs to whom the property in Switzerland is. vested to have it transferred in their favour, respectively to sell. it. We will focus in particular on cases ......
  • The Resale Right - Whose Right is it Anyway?
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...In April this year, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that EU countries with forced heirship rules (which govern the apportionment of a fixed share of the deceased's estate to next of kin) can impose a limitation that only heirs can ......
  • Have You Inherited A House In Spain? A Guide To Probate In Spain
    • Mondaq UK
    ......who owns a second home in Spain and forms part of the owner's. estate which will, in due course, be passed to their heirs and. beneficiaries.  Owners of real estate in Spain should give. serious consideration, not only as to whom they wish to be their. heirs, but how ......
  • What Happens To My Shares When I Die? (Video)
    • Mondaq UK
    ......"transmittees" to hold during the administration of your. estate; or (ii) that the shares are transferred directly to your. heirs. Until the shares are registered in the name of someone other. than you, some of the rights attaching to them (eg voting rights). may be suspended. ......
  • What Happens To My Shares When I Die? (Video)
    • Mondaq UK
    ......"transmittees" to hold during the administration of your. estate; or (ii) that the shares are transferred directly to your. heirs. Until the shares are registered in the name of someone other. than you, some of the rights attaching to them (eg voting rights). may be suspended. ......
  • Rectification Of A Will - Decision Under Succession (Scotland) Act 2016
    • Mondaq UK
    ......However, where there is a statable argument against rectification, it may be necessary to call as a defender any heirs on intestacy or fallback beneficiaries who may stand to gain if the Will is not rectified, in order to allow them the opportunity to advance that ......
  • An Education In Selling School Land
    • Mondaq UK
    ......the donor's estate. In 1987, the reverter provision was. replaced with an automatic trust in favour of the donor's. heirs. In addition to the reverter/trust mechanism in the Act, there is. provision for the donated land to be sold and the proceeds to be. applied to the ......
  • An Education In Selling School Land
    • Mondaq UK
    ......the donor's estate. In 1987, the reverter provision was. replaced with an automatic trust in favour of the donor's. heirs. In addition to the reverter/trust mechanism in the Act, there is. provision for the donated land to be sold and the proceeds to be. applied to the ......
  • Brave New (Contentious) World
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... poverty, he had also acquired an unchecked penchant for sex and - significantly for the ensuing decades-long litigation - the creation of heirs. This didn't stop him considering himself a devout Muslim. This had created ambivalence in him when the Indian Independence Act 1947 was signed, ......
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