||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 37 (Apr)
|| EWCA Civ 346
||Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Sir Nicholas Wall P, Arden and Black LJJ
||John Collins (who appeared pro bono) for the claimant.
||Giles Harrap (instructed by Wilsons Solicitors) for the charities.
||31 March 2011
Family provision - Reasonable provision for maintenance - Provision for applicant other than husband or wife of deceased - Daughter - Mother's will leaving estate to charities - Whether will making reasonable financial provision for daughter's maintenance - Whether district judge erring in upholding daughter's application - , .
Family provision Reasonable provision for maintenance. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, held that the district judge had not erred in awarding the claimant a lump sum following the death of her mother, in circumstances whether the mother had excluded claimant in her will and left her estate to various animal charities.
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