Re K (Deceased)

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtChancery Division
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10 cases
  • Dunbar v Plant
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 23 July 1997
    ...Plant was therefore entitled to an equal half share in the proceeds as tenant in common. (This concession was correctly made: See Re K [1985] Ch 85 at 100 F-H). There is no dispute about the use of the proceeds of the General Accident Policy to pay off the mortgage for the benefit of both ......
  • Re Murphy (Deceased)
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 16 April 2003 is actually contrary to the words used by Hamilton LJ in In re Hall [1914] P.1, 7." 7 A similar approach was taken by Vinelott J in Re K, decd [1985] Ch 85,where a wife had pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of her husband. In that case relief was granted to the wife under s.2(2) of......
  • Ian Robert Henderson v June Wilcox and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 3 December 2015
    ...of relief should be upheld. 14 The Court of Appeal cast no doubt on these conclusions. At p418A Mummery LJ said (referring to Re K [1985] Ch 85 at p100) that it had been rightly conceded that the effect of the forfeiture rule in the case of the house was to sever the joint tenancy so that t......
  • Donald David Land and The Estate of Mary Ann Land
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 12 May 2006 a consequence of her own act, coupled with the forfeiture rule". This was treated as a statement of the law by Vinelott J in Re K [1985] Ch 85 at 101E-F: though again the issue was not directly in point in the case before him or on the appeal from his decision (see Re K [1986] Ch 18......
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