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All posts by Donna Payne

Donna is a private wealth lawyer in combining over 20 years’ experience in the field alongside family dispute work. The family work has led to a strong focus on advising on economic coercion/control, ‘romance fraud’ and protection of the vulnerable in the private wealth arena. She has a leading reputation for using her mediation and resolution skills to achieve fair and reasonable outcomes in family disputes, including contested trusts and probate cases.

To Marry or Cohabit?

Wills, Trusts and Probate lawyer, Donna Payne, features in the latest edition of Ye Old Fighting Cock publication and discusses whether its better for couples to cohabit or get married. Click here for full article on page 8.

To Marry or Cohabit?

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Dying without a Will

Dying without a will. Rik Mayall, comedian and actor, did not have a valid Will in place when he died in June 2014.  He died “intestate” meaning his £1.2 million estate could have paid inheritance tax which could have been avoided with the right Will in place.  Under the intestacy law, a significant part of …

Dying without a Will

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