Where there's a will there's security

Parker, Mike
May 2007
Farmers Weekly;5/11/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 19, p28
Trade Publication
The article focuses on will disputes among land-owning families in Great Britain. It states that where a farmer dies without a will and leaves more than one child, problems can arise if not all the children are involved in the farming business. It mentions that the number of inheritance claims being pursued through the courts is increasing.


Related Articles

  • Succession Law Keeping Pace with Changes in Technology and Community Expectations - Informal Wills. McEniery, Ben // Journal of New Business Ideas & Trends;2014, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p1 

    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to provide insights into recent developments in the way the law of succession allows people to use new technologies to document their testamentary intentions in an informal way. Design/methodology/approach - This article considers one area in which the law...

  • STATUTORY WILLS AND TESTAMENTARY FREEDOM--IMAGINING THE TESTATOR'S INTENTION IN ANGLO-AUSTRALIAN LAW. Croucher, Rosalind F. // Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal;Winter2007, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p241 

    The article focuses on statutory wills and the role of the testator's intention in Anglo-Australian law in the context of testamentary freedom. It talks about the consideration of testamentary freedom as the test of capacity, the posture of the court, and the idea of will-making in the...

  • Don't die 'intestate'.  // Finweek;8/30/2007, p72 

    The article focuses on the necessity of making a last will to whom would the hard-earned asset after death be given. It is stated that if a person dies without a last will, the courts decides on who will acquire the proper left by the deceased in accordance with the Intestate Succession Act....

  • Wills help keep SFP in the family. Harris, Robert // Farmers Weekly;2/27/2004, Vol. 140 Issue 9, p18 

    Presents information on drafting wills for farmers in Great Britain. Views of executive Robert Swift on writing wills; Importance of Integrated Administration and Control System payments and milk quota.

  • JOE DORGAN'S STRANGE LAST WILL. Offenburger, Chuck // Ebony;Mar1974, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p57 

    The article focuses on the last will of Iowa farmer Joseph Dorgan. He has signed a will in 1965 wherein he has put his estate in a trusteeship and directed that the income from the investment of the estate be used to help the people of the Negro race. It is stated in the will that he has done it...

  • Money Talks. Myers, Melissa; Tucker, Michael // Echo Magazine;7/8/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 21, p66 

    The article discusses the basics regarding wills and trusts. A will carries the wishes of an individual and reduces hassle and expense for survivors. The court gives the personal representative the legal power to handle the affairs of the person who died through the probate of the will. It is...

  • TESTATE. Roark, Bill; Roark, Ryan // Concise Encyclopedia of Real Estate Business Terms;2006, p159 

    A definition of the term "testate" is presented. It refers to a person who died and was able to leave a valid will. Such will is validated by a probate court and this can determine who will inherit the estate or property of the person who died. Testate is a legal procedure of passing an estate...

  • Where there's a will there's a policy.  // Finance Week;11/15/2002, p52 

    Comments on the importance for financial advisers to ensure that their clients have a recently drafted will. Opportunities for additional life coverage; Provision for cash flow requirements; Share liquidation by an executor.

  • What should you do with your inheritance? Bryson, Gregory; Rustand, Garrett; Quiroz, Robert; Schannep, Timothy // Inside Tucson Business;7/1/2002, Vol. 12 Issue 14, p5 

    Suggests strategies in managing one's inheritance. Paying down debt; Making sound investments; Dealing with estate taxes.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics