"It is plainly undesirable that beneficiaries should be permitted to execute a will in their own favour in any capacity he said.
Death isn't something we really like to talk about or dwell on particularly is it?
It had at one stage been claimed that Anne "held his hand to steady it while he signed the will but the Appeal Court agreed with the earlier High Court judge that Anne had "stepped in, took the pen, and signed the 2004 Will.His daughter added: '10 days before he died we finally got the confirmation that he would have his care paid for - but it was too late and he died.The lady had mentioned that contracts had been exchanged the day before but she just wanted to check the tax position.Published on 14:19, this years Yateley 10k Road Race Series comes to an end and it is with great pleasure that we support this event and have assisted on all three events by marshalling.His family were told he would have to move to a care home but officials at the Betsi Cadwaladr University health board said he did not qualify for state help.

Appeal court overturns deathbed will where beneficiary guided testator's hand 2 February 2012 The England Wales Court of Appeal has declared that a will executed by Martin Lavin on his deathbed is invalid, because his sister - the will's sole beneficiary - guided his signing.
Under rules which punish thousands of responsible pensioners every year, he was told the 160,000 property would have to be sold to pay for the care he needed.
The statistics show that good advice is needed to minimise the family problems that might otherwise be left behind.Budget 07: Inheritance Tax limits to rise only slowly.We were contacted last week by a lady who had managed to obtain a grant of probate in her name some four years ago and was now in a position to sell the property that was part of the estate.Each month we budget towards paying your council tax as well as our own.(10 Jan, 2007) At the January meeting of the Midlands (Central) group of the Society of Will Writers, there was what is rapidly becoming their traditional charity auction of 'unwanted' Christmas presents.Sharon Leverett, aged 39, of Rawmarsh, Rotherham, and Tiffany Lound, 21, the mother of James two-year-old son, had been locked in a row over the servicemans revays garden and gift shop inheritance, which included insurance and a death-in-service payout.The challenge was brought by the testator's daughters, who alleged that the execution was obtained by Maureen's undue influence.Please note that EA membership numbers will need to be included in the on-line entry.

But Mr Justice Norris disagreed, stating that he could not accept that Mr Wharton was acting under coercion when making a deathbed will in favour of the woman he had treated as his wife for 32 years, and whom he had just chosen to marry.