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    Why your will needs a 'Titanic clause'

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    John Melville-Smith discusses a recent High Court case that highlights the importance of having a Titanic clause in your will in Spear's.

    Dispute Resolution partner John Melville-Smith examines the recent case of Winter v Cutler, in which a married couple were both found dead in their home, but it was unclear which of them had died first. Who was entitled to inherit the combined estates; the husband’s daughter, or the wife’s children? 

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