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Martin Laver

Posted 11 June 2018
by Martin Laver .

Honesty is the Best Policy

Judges hammer.

We have all heard the phrase, “honesty is the best policy” however the parties to a recent Court case were clearly not familiar with it. Following the death of their father, the Claimant and his three brothers held several properties…

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Martin Laver

Posted 14 November 2017
by Martin Laver .

Mirror Wills v Mutual Wills

It has become increasingly common for married couples to use Mirror Wills to deal with their estates. A Mirror Will is a simple arrangement where each spouse leaves their entire estate to their spouse, then to their children. Mirror Wills…

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Martin Laver

Posted 12 July 2016
by Martin Laver .

£12m Inheritance promise claim fails

The Telegraph are reporting on a disputed will claim. The deceased left his scrap yard (worth £12 million as development potential) to his wife when he died in 1987.  When his wife died ten years later she left her entire…

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