Supreme Court Decision on Will Dispute

Posted 15 March 2017 by Richard Tinkler

On 15th March 2017, the judgement was released by the Supreme Court in the high profile case of Ilott v Mitson, regarding a lady who made a Will and disinherited her daughter in favour of three charities.  The daughter of the deceased made a claim against the estate and was initially successful but the charities appealed to the Supreme Court.
 
The Supreme Court considered various factors in this case and the judgement can be found here:
 
https://www.supremecourt.uk/cases/docs/uksc-2015-0203-judgment.pdf
 
If you would like to make a Will (or if you have already made a Will) and think there is a possibility that someone may make a claim against your estate, please give one of our Solicitors in our Private Client Department a call on 01692 581231 (Stalham office) or 01603 783818 (Wroxham office) to seek advice.

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