Tag: claims

Can you disinherit your children?

Until recently the view was yes.  The Inheritance (provision for family and dependants) Act 1975 (‘the Act) was interpreted as not allowing adult non-dependant children to make a claim against your estate other than in exceptional circumstances.  The case of Ilot v Mitson 2011 (finally resolved in 2014) changed that.  Mrs Mitson didn’t get on […]