Will Dispute News – One third of millionaires involved in inheritance disputes
The Daily Telegraph has published an article considering the results of research undertaken by Coutts bank.
Coutts spoke to 270 people with liquid assets of more than £1 million. 37% of these people reported there being serious arguments with the family over the division of family money.
A link to the full article can be found below:
This research highlights the importance of making a Will early on and keeping it up to date. In my experience, out of date Wills and the intestacy rules can often creates inequality and prejudice, which then requires legal advice to resolve.
As a Partner in the Trust and Estate Disputes team, I specialise in giving advice in connection with Wills dispute including helping people who want to challenge a Will or who want advice on how to respond to someone seeking to challenge a Will under which they benefit.
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