Has a recent court decision changed the law on joint tenancy survivorship rights in Singapore? In December 2021 Singapore’s Court of Appeal delivered judgement in a case involving a property in the joint names of a father and daughter. It was a HDB flat held in joint tenancy. Notwithstanding the joint tenancy the father’s Will […]
COVID restrictions on the size of group gatherings may stop groups of 3 persons coming together to sign and witness a Will. You should make your Will ASAP in case restrictions on group sizes are re-imposed.
Young persons handed large inheritances If you and your spouse do not have Wills and both pass away suddenly your children will get their entire inheritance in a lump sum at 21. Having to manage a large inheritance at 21 is a huge burden. Few people can do it. Making a Will is not just […]
Married couples with children understand that they need to make their Wills. Even then many still do not do this. Sometimes it is the mistaken assumption that even if there is no Will the children will end up inheriting everything anyway. So people think there is no urgent problem. A lack of understanding of the […]