Wishing away: lifetime gifts, proprietary estoppel, and construction

Posted by: Adam Carvalho TEP and Richard McDermott | Date posted : 21/04/2015

Richard McDermott and Adam Carvalho discuss recent estate planning case law, including an undisclosed lifetime gift, proprietary estoppel, and will drafting.

This article was first published by the Solicitors Journal, reproduced here with the kind permission of the editor.

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