High Court rules Will invalid following a paralegal’s drafting error
In the recent case of Mundil-Williams v Williams, the High Court ruled that a Will was invalid because the testator (a Welsh farmer) lacked knowledge and approval of its contents.
The testator died in 2017 leaving four sons. His estate (value £983,000) primarily consisted of the family farm (value £700,000). The testator’s eldest son had been a partner in the farming business and had taken over the practical running of it by the time the testator executed his Will in 2014.
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