atticus wrote:Here is the judgment: http://www.bailii.org/cgi-bin/markup.cg ... od=boolean. The case before the Court of Appeal was not about whether provision should be made out of the mother's estate for the daughter but about the amount of such provision.
Russell wrote:Smouldering Stoat wrote:You are incorrect. Schedule 4 of the Civil Partnerships Act 2004 provided that Civil Partners inherit in the same way as husbands or wives.
A friend of mine has been in this position recently and he inherited his sisters estate over her civil partner.
It really hacks me off how the charities spend so much on litigation to fight these isolated case almost as bad as their hard selling their causes in call centres.
miner wrote:Some friends of ours with no kids and no close family have willed their estate to one of these bird charities. They should be rethinking their Will now.
miner wrote:It's the greed of the charities and their propensity and ability to enter into and fund this sort of litigation which I find so distasteful.
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