Re Bunning, deceased; Bunning v Salmon: ChD 1984

Vinelott J calculated that the maximum award which the widow would have received in matrimonial proceedings to be 36,000 pounds. Yet on an application under the 1975 Act he awarded her 60,000 pounds.


Vinelott J


[1984] 1 Ch 480, [1984] 3 WLR 265, [1984] 3 All ER 1


Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedKrubert, Re; Krubert v Davis and Others CA 27-Jun-1996
The beneficiaries under the will appealed against an order under the 1975 Act, effectively transferring the entire estate to the surviving spouse.
Held: The effect of sections 1, 2 and the other material provisions of the 1975 Act is that on . .
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Wills and Probate, Family

Updated: 13 May 2022; Ref: scu.196904