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Scientist’s Orphanage Wish Leads To Will Dispute

Scientist’s Orphanage Wish Leads To Will Dispute

An eminent scientist and inventor’s wish to endow a foundation to benefit orphans may be frustrated after his widow signed potentially conflicting wills, giving rise to venomous family wrangling and...

Property Developers Must Face Multi-Million-Pound Debts

Property Developers Must Face Multi-Million-Pound Debts

A couple who engaged in property development on borrowed money must face up to their multi-million-pound debts after the High Court ruled that their various defences to a bank’s claim...

‘Feckless’ Son Stripped of Power of Attorney

‘Feckless’ Son Stripped of Power of Attorney

A ‘feckless’ son who irresponsibly accepted a £72,000 gift from his frail and forgetful mother before spending the cash on a house renovation has been stripped of his lasting power...

Holocaust Survivor’s Carer Wins Just Reward

Holocaust Survivor’s Carer Wins Just Reward

A woman who devoted herself to the care of a widow and Holocaust survivor as her health declined has convinced the High Court that the old lady promised to reward...

Animal Charities Lose Out in Bitter Will Dispute

Animal Charities Lose Out in Bitter Will Dispute

A retired policewoman and animal lover may have been a bit confused in her final years, but she knew what she was doing when she gave her £350,000 home to...