undue influence claim

Proving an Undue Influence claim – is it the ‘only’ reason?

In the case of Wharton v Bancroft (2011) EWHC (Ch) 3250, a deceased man’s daughters disputed their father’s will, on grounds including undue influence, lack of capacity and want of knowledge and approval. This case highlights the difficulty of proving an undue influence claim, as well as the potential consequences for losing a will dispute. The Facts of Wharton v Bancroft Mr Wharton knew he had terminal cancer. He had […]