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Bloomsburry Family law

Wills, Trusts & Probate

The probate review: A chance for the future?

At the end of November, the court service published a consultation reviewing the work of the probate section. Although the system works well, there is scope for improvements. Kevin Donolly, of the Principal Registry in London, considers the proposed changes and urges practitioners to read and respond before end of the consultation in February.

Protecting the patient: Remedies for fraud, abuse and misappropriation

Practitioners often feel at a loss to know what to do when a client has become the victim of financial abuse, particularly where the victim is a person who has either lost or is losing their mental capacity. Barrister David Rees, in part one of a two-part article, looks at the emergency remedies available and how to set aside a transaction.