Why is a Notice of Severance so important?

Why is a Notice of Severance so important?

The Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (“TOLATA”) plays a crucial role in regulating co-ownership of property in the United Kingdom. In the context of co-ownership disputes, the Notice of Severance is an important document when protecting your...
What is Proprietary Estoppel?

What is Proprietary Estoppel?

What is proprietary estoppel?  Proprietary estoppel is a legal claim that can be brought when a landowner has made a promise to transfer its land to someone else and later retracts that promise.   Example of proprietary estoppel  This can occur...
Safeguarding Justice, The Office of Public Guardian’s (“OPG”) Vigilance Over Attorneys and Deputies in the UK.

Safeguarding Justice, The Office of Public Guardian’s (“OPG”) Vigilance Over Attorneys and Deputies in the UK.

This article will explore the challenges the Office of the Public Guardian faces when overseeing the activities of the appointed Deputies and Attorneys.      What is the OPG and what do they do? The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) is a governing body in England...

The Top 5 Reasons Why A Will Is Contested After Death

Sadly, after someone has died, the distributing of that person’s estate can sometimes result in disagreements between friends and family. Even during this sensitive time, some people may contest the contents of a will, maybe because they were left out of it...

What you can learn from Bo Bruce’s successful court case

The Voice contestant, Bo Bruce, wins dispute with Executor brother over multi-million pound inheritance Bo was able to successfully have her brother replaced as executor of her late Mother’s estate, in order to ensure the wishes of her Will were carried out...