Applications for maintenance under S.99 Administration of Probate Act 1958

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28 Jun 2013

It is surprising how many people still die without leaving a will. In circumstances where a deceased leaves no will, that is, he or she dies intestate, the estate of the deceased is dealt with according to the provisions of the Administration and Probate Act 1958 (“the Act”). Most people consider that drawing a will provides total control over the distribution of their estate.However, drawing a will does not provide total control over the distribution of the estate of a deceased person as the provisions of the will can be challenged...

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