Law Commission consultation on reforming will writing laws

A Law Commission consultation was launched in July 2017 and closed on 10th November. Its aim was to seek professional and consumer views on reforming will writing laws,
particularly surrounding bringing the processes up to date within modern society. Key proposals within the consultation include:
• Supporting testamentary freedom, including
the modernisation of will writing
• Protecting testators
• Clarity and certainty of the laws


Source IPW Journal Dec 2017