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Upcoming May 2021 Digest Overview

Wills

  • Crypto assets – how best to deal with them in Wills
  • Test for testamentary capacity – Clitheroe v Bond [2021] EWHC 1102
  • Clerical error – Eade v Hogg [2021] EWHC 1057

Probate

  • Probate service update
  • IPFD 1975 – Miles v Shearer [2021] EWHC 1000
  • Costs in contested Will case – Re Estate of Thomas deceased [2021] EWHC 937

Trusts

  • Guidance on FATCA reporting updated
  • Trust Registration – actions in readiness for 10 March 2022

Tax

  • 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 [2021] EWCOP 23

  • Discharging a party to proceedings – Re P (Discharge of Party) [2021] EWCA 512

  • Capacity to litigate – Re P (Litigation capacity) [2021] EWCOP 27

  • Lawful for carers to hep autistic man visit sex worker – A Local Authority v C and others [2021] EWCOP 25