It is suggested that 40% of the adult population die intestate. Intestacy rules are often inflexible and potentially lead to family disharmony. If there is a way to make the will drafting process easier and potentially cheaper, should it be considered?
Partner Alison Regan discusses the potential benefits and pitfalls of electronic wills.
Electronic wills: the Law Commission speaks is available via free registration on the Lawyer 2B website.
Alison Regan is a partner in the trust and estate disputes team. She advises on disputes arising out of trust or probate issues, including will and administration disputes, breach of trust issues, family property arrangements, the removal of executors or trustees and claims brought pursuant to the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.
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