Calls for changes to wills amid pandemic
Posted on 12th June 2020 at 14:55
To Reform or not to Reform, or how to Reform?
The noise in the estate planning industry to change the requirements of the Wills Act 1837 has become a deafening din. But do we need the safeguards that the Act affords?
During the pandemic Gina Miller and Baroness Helena Kennedy QC called for the government to extend the provisions relating to wills during wartime, which would allow oral testamentary statements to be admitted to probate.
Below Natasha Harding examines the many options available to Parliament.
What amendments would you suggest to the current law to make it work more effectively?
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