November Certainty Expert Webinar : Validity Disputes And Inheritance Act Claims

Title: Validity disputes and Inheritance Act claims – practical tips for contentious and non-contentious practitioners

Presenters: Angela Bowman and Adam Draper, Shoosmiths

Date & Time: Wednesday 28th November at 12.00pm


Our second Certainty Expert Webinar in November is a Contentious Probate special. It will be hosted by Angela Bowman and Adam Draper from Shoosmiths. who will be looking at the Residence Nil Rate Band.

Agenda of the webinar:

  • To explain the process of validity disputes
  • To explain Inheritance Act claims
  • Provide a focus on practical application/ tips
  • To explain how Will searches can help
  • Explain why it’s beneficial to refer cases to specialist contentious practitioners

This webinar will cover:

  • Removing Caveats and how to maintain neutrality when acting as executor in probate related disputes
  • Costs in probate related proceedings
  • Summary of Ilott v Blue Cross and any tips/matters to consider when drafting a Will to help avoid 1975 Act claims
  • Tips to avoid validity disputes and the renewed importance of following the Golden Rule and keeping good attendance notes following James v James & Others [2018] EWHC 242
  • Summary piece to explain that Shoosmiths are here to help and also reasons why contentious and non-contentious probate would/should use a Certainty Will Search and that the Certainty Contentious Probate Hub and Area provide access to specialists for the non-contentious solicitor

Join our webinar on Wednesday 28th November 2018 at 12.00pm for our hour long Certainty Expert Webinar.


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