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How a daughter tried to block her dad’s wedding

In a recent case in the Court of Protection, a judge has ruled that a man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease can marry, despite his daughter winning an injunction to try and prevent the marriage.

On marriage, any existing will is automatically revoked. As DMM’s Alzheimer’s disease meant he was unable to execute a new will, on his death, his estate would pass under the intestacy rules, writes Hannah Blakey.

To read more, go to Spear's Wealth Management magazine.

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