‘Video wills “risky and unnecessary”, solicitors claim

“Video-witnessed wills are dangerous, unnecessary and will ‘inevitably’ cause a rise in inheritance disputes, some solicitors have warned following the government’s announcement of an emergency change in the law. The Ministry of Justice announced on Saturday that a statutory instrument allowing wills to be witnessed remotely in England and Wales will be laid in September …” (more)

[Jemma Slingo, Law Society Gazette, 27 July]

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