Myers v Myers and Orhers: FD 3 Aug 2004

The court ordered, from a very large estate, provision which included housing, but he did so by way not of an outright capital sum but of a life interest in a trust fund together with power of advancement designed to cater for the possibility of care expenses in advanced old age. If housing is provided by way of maintenance, it is likely more often to be provided by such a life interest rather than by a capital sum.

Munvy J
[2005] WTLR 851, [2004] EWHC 1944 (Fam)
Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
England and Wales
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Family, Wills and Probate

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Updated: 01 November 2021; Ref: scu.581090