Mental Capacity: Fehily v Atkinson

To enter into a binding contract, both parties must be capable of doing so. By capable I mean that the parties are of sufficient age and have sufficient mental capacity to do so. Mental capacity often comes up when parties are trying to escape the effects of a contract. This is particularly so…


I am buying a property. Do I need a will?

A property is likely to be the most expensive purchase you will make in your lifetime. It is therefore essential you have peace of mind that, should anything unfortunate happen to you, you know to whom your share in the property and your other assets would go. As solicitors, we always advise our…


Black Friday deal: 20% off wills & lasting powers of attorney

Call our Head of Wills and Probate, Andrew Milburn, on 0113 297 3181 or alternatively email him at amilburn@levisolicitors.co.uk and quote "BFWILLS16" for 20% off wills and lasting powers of attorney. For more information visit our wills & trusts page.


Misuse of a Deceased's Money

Unfortunately, probate disputes are becoming increasingly common. Particularly claims which arise from the misuse of a deceased’s money prior to their death. Such claims generally relate to an elderly individual (perhaps with a degenerative condition) who relied upon someone for their care. Who can…


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Does Cut Out Mean Shut Out?

One of the main principles of the law of England and Wales is testamentary freedom - you are free to leave your estate to whoever you choose, however you choose. This is different to many other European countries. In France for example, there are strict rules governing rights a child may have…