How To Be Prepared For Death

How To Be Prepared For Death

Your own death is not a topic you like to think about, but being prepared for death can save your family and loved ones a lot of heartache. It also increases the chances that your wishes will be honoured and that your loved ones are looked after following your death....
Farm at the Centre of Family Estate Battle

Farm at the Centre of Family Estate Battle

A dairy farmer’s son who “doesn’t like cows” is fighting a family estate battle in the High Court over his right to inherit the family farm. Clive Shaw, 55, said he had worked on the farm in New York, Lincolnshire, from the age of seven, and...
Secret Wife Denied Inheritance By Court

Secret Wife Denied Inheritance By Court

The act of marriage often means that the surviving spouse inherits everything from the deceased, but what about in cases where marriage is used as a tool to gain access to assets? In June a New York judge ruled that a woman was not entitled to an inheritance she said...
Informal Will Declared Valid By The Court

Informal Will Declared Valid By The Court

The sister of a millionaire who amassed her fortune living a frugal lifestyle has won a court case to prove a postcard she wrote is a valid will. Kathleen Steiner, 59, from Taranaki on New Zealand‘s North Island, died in hospice care in her sister’s arms...
Doctor Forges Will in Elder Abuse Case

Doctor Forges Will in Elder Abuse Case

In the United Kingdom, a consultant psychiatrist sent by NHS bosses to assess an elderly widow in west Cumbria, took control of her finances so that she and her family could inherit the bulk of the pensioner’s £1.3m estate, a jury heard. The court heard how Alemi,...