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Upcoming May 2021 Digest Overview
- Crypto assets – how best to deal with them in Wills
- Test for testamentary capacity – Clitheroe v Bond  EWHC 1102
- Clerical error – Eade v Hogg  EWHC 1057
- Probate service update
- IPFD 1975 – Miles v Shearer  EWHC 1000
- Costs in contested Will case – Re Estate of Thomas deceased  EWHC 937
- Guidance on FATCA reporting updated
- Trust Registration – actions in readiness for 10 March 2022
- Confusion over the reporting of CGT UK residential disposals in estates
Elderly & Vulnerable
OPG delays in registering LPAs
End of Coronavirus Act changes to the Care Act 2014 – 29 March 2021
Should the Court consider a best interest decision when the medical team were unanimous that it would be unethical to continue life sustaining treatment – London NHS Trust v CD (Withdrawal of life sustaining treatment  EWCOP 23
Discharging a party to proceedings – Re P (Discharge of Party)  EWCA 512
Capacity to litigate – Re P (Litigation capacity)  EWCOP 27
Lawful for carers to hep autistic man visit sex worker – A Local Authority v C and others  EWCOP 25