Consent Orders and Claims Under the Inheritance Act 1975

Consent Orders and Claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 - What is the Connection?

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Course Overview

The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 is a key piece of legislation which empowers the court to make orders in respect of the estate of a deceased person of provision for the spouse, former spouse, child, child of the family or dependant of that person and associated matters.

This essential course will provide private client practitioners with a practical discussion of the impact of clean break clauses and claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.

Delivered by experienced solicitor and lecturer Safda Mahmood, this course will consider the following:

The nature / category of the applicant
The criteria for making a claim
The procedure when making a procedure

In addition, Safda will discuss the case of Wyatt v. Vince 2015 UKSC 14 and will encourage viewers to consider the issues when claiming many years after the divorce and the case of and Briers v. Briers 2017 EWCA Civ 15 in respect of strike out applications.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar, review the reference notes and complete the short quiz to test your legal knowledge.
  • This course provides 0.5 CPD points

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • Understand the connection between consent orders and claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
  • Be familiar with key case law in relation to the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
  • Be aware of the orders which can be made under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 and the time limits which apply when bringing action

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for trainee and qualified private client practitioners

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About Instructor - Safda Mahmood

Safda is a senior solicitor, with a public authority, having had practiced in both Private Practice and Local Government. Safda is on the Law Society Children Panel and specialises in Children Law and Adoption. He delivers training across the country and writes regularly for various journals including Family Law Journal, Legal Executives Journal and Law Society Bulletin.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar
    00:19:57

Supporting Documentation

  • Notes
    1 Page
  • Slides
    4 Page

Quiz

  • Quiz
     

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