Property Succession and Simultaneous Deaths10 Jul 2019 // In the press
John Melville-Smith features in eprivateclient discussing the law of succession.
Dispute Resolution Partner, John Melville-Smith discusses several cases where two or more people with mutual entitlements to each others’ estates die together, but in unknown order. John examines the details of the cases, and suggests the best ways to avoid these rare circumstances.
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In the words of Ambrose Bierce: "Death is not the end. There remains the litigation over the estate."Read now