News Under constitutional law dating back to medieval times, the Prince of Wales is entitled to the estates of people who die without a will in Cornwall

20/11/12 Making a Will is easy with Seasons Law Without a Will what could or Will happen in some cases? This is what happened to Jimi Hendrix’s estate.

20/11/12  Jimi Hendrix died in 1970 at the age of 27 without making a Will. A 25 year legal battle eventually saw his father, Al take control of his estate and create a number of companies and trusts in the Hendrix name. When Al died in 2002 the estate was worth $80 million and went almost entirely to Al’s adopted daughter, with nothing for Jimi’s brother Leon, or his family.Only 3 in 10 People in the UK Have a Will.

19/11/12Last year the Treasury gained £53m from people who died intestate - without a will. The year before it was £76m and yet the fractured nature of modern families and an increasingly litigious society means making a will has never been so important.The Court of Protection is said to exploiting the mentally impared

19/11/12 Mentally impaired people 'exploited by court-appointed deputies'Duncan Hames is calling for a shake-up of the court-appointed deputies system.