Birch v Curtis: ChD 2002

The court held in favour of a mutual will made by the deceased husband with his second wife, to the detriment of the children of the husband’s previous wife, so disinheriting those children from their mother’s assets and indeed the husband’s own children from his first marriage.


Rimer J


[2002] 2 FLR 847


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedWalters v Olins CA 4-Jul-2008
The claimant appealed against a finding that he had entered into a mutual will contract with the deceased.
Held: It is a legally necessary condition of mutual wills that there is clear and satisfactory evidence of a contract between two . .
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Wills and Probate

Updated: 27 June 2022; Ref: scu.229844