Wills and Probate in UK Law

  • White and Another v Jones and Another
    • House of Lords
    • 16 Febrero 1995
    ... ... he dictated an internal memorandum to a member of the firm's probate department, which read: 'Re: Arthur Thomas Barrett [sic] ... The letter was not witnessed as required by the Wills Act 1837 (7 Will. 4 & 1 Vict. c. 26), so it could not itself stand and ... ...
  • Pitt and Another v Holt and Another Futter and Another v Futter and Others
    • Supreme Court
    • 09 Mayo 2013
  • Marley v Rawlings and another
    • Supreme Court
    • 22 Enero 2014
    ... ... , were visited by their solicitor to enable them to execute the wills which he had drafted on their instructions. The wills were short and, ... 9 The appellant began probate proceedings, which came before Proudman J. She gave a judgment based on ... ...
  • Fuller v Strum
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 07 Diciembre 2001
    ... ... as a Deputy Judge of the High Court, on 20 December 2000 in a probate action. The judge pronounced for the force and validity of a Will only in ... I hereby revoke all Wills and Codicils made by me at any time heretofore. I appoint MICHAEL ... ...
  • Gill v Woodall & Others
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 14 Diciembre 2010
    ... ... High Court Judge of the Chancery Division, revoking the grant of probate of the will of Joyce Gill (“Mrs Gill”), dated 27 April 1993 ... firm of Hunt & Wrigley in Northallerton, was instructed to prepare wills for Mr and Mrs Gill, in matching terms. After the two draft wills had been ... ...
  • Roberts v Gill & Company and Another
    • Supreme Court
    • 19 Mayo 2010
    ... ... (Mrs Roberts' solicitor and an accountant) renounced their right to probate and John Roberts was granted letters of administration with will annexed ... Derivative actions by beneficiaries under inter vivos trusts or wills are less common, Hayim v Citibank NA [1987] AC 730 (an appeal to the ... ...
  • Hoff and Others v Atherton
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 19 Noviembre 2004
    ... ... 7 Mrs. Krol made four Wills between 1973 and 1994. In all of them she included Francis as a ... He had been in general practice as a solicitor, doing principally probate and conveyancing work, for 23 years before taking up a full-time judicial ... ...
  • Key and Another v Key and Others
    • Chancery Division
    • 05 Marzo 2010
    ... ... only significantly relevant documents consist of Mr Key's previous wills, made in 1962, 1967, 1996 and 2001, the 2006 Will itself, together with a ... that, for that reason as well, it ought not to be admitted to probate. CONCLUSION ... ...
  • Re Cutcliffe's Estate.; Le Duc v Veness
    • Court of Appeal
    • 11 Noviembre 1958
    ... ... In The Supreme Court of Judicature Court of Appeal Probate Royal Courts of Justice, ... MR C. LEWIS HAWSER ... That was a case in which the testatrix had made wills in favour of the defendant in 1880 and in 1884, but afterwards became ... ...
  • Perrins v Holland and Others
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 08 Diciembre 2010
    ... ... The first two related to the grant of probate in solemn form, the third to certain of the orders as to costs ... 2 ... that where reasonable suspicions are raised about the validity of wills they should be proved in solemn form. [Counsel for David] submits that ... ...
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