What happens when someone presumed dead comes back to life?
A new law means it's simpler to presume someone dead, but - like 'canoe man' John Darwin - they might not always stay dead.
To read more about the new proposals from the government on how to address this issue, read Rebecca Waterhouse's article in Spear's Wealth Management magazine.
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