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WILLS: The perils of cutting corners

17 November 2017  

Robert Sheridan discusses current thinking on interpreting homemade wills

At the time of his death, the testator, Mr Veljko Aleksic, was a very wealthy man. He had built up a property and share portfolio in the region of £2,000,000. He was well-placed to afford the modest cost of instructing a solicitor to draw up his will.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Paul v Constance [1976] EWCA Civ 2

    Vucicevic & ors v Aleksic & ors [2017] EWHC 2335 (Ch); [2017] EWHC 2519 (Ch)