Category Archives: Guy Platon

Problems with Deathbed Gifts and why they are No Substitute for an Updated Will

A recent High Court case, Davey and another v Bailey and others [2021] EWHC 445...

High Court Uncovers Blatant Forgery as Will Dispute Tears Family Apart

If an elderly man had listened to his solicitor’s repeated advice to make a will,...

Widow Takes Priority in Dispute Concerning Accident Victim’s Burial

Your relationship with your parents or other relatives may be of great importance to you...

Property Ownership and Beneficial Interest

When purchasing a property, it’s surprising how often cohabitants and other co-owners or co-occupiers fail...

Inheritance – Lifetime Promises Can Be Legally As Well As Morally Binding

When it comes to inheritance, the obligation to keep your promises may well be legal...

Residence is About Physical Presence, But Domicile is a State of Mind

The question of where an individual is domiciled is often of crucial legal significance. However,...

Leaving a legacy to your child? Have you considered what happens if they pass away before you?

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”7038″ img_size=”370×370″ alignment=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]A recent decision in the High Court reviewed by Contentious...