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Lauren Godfrey

Contested deputyship applications

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Our Contentious Probate and Court of Protection teams have had recent success in relation to contested deputyship applications in the Court of Protection. A deputy is appointed by the Court of Protection to make decisions on behalf of someone who lacks...

Challenging times: what happens when family members are cut out of a Will?

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High profile inheritance disputes follow celebrities and the super-rich as surely as night follows day. Salvador Dali’s body was exhumed last year for a DNA test after a woman claimed to be his daughter and entitled to a share of his $1bn...

New fly-grazing laws welcomed

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The Control of Horses Act 2015 amends the Animals Act 1971 and, when it came into force on 25 May 2015, will enable local authorities, owners and occupiers of land to deal more quickly and effectively with fly-grazing horses. What is fly-grazing? ...