Illegitimate Daughter Fails in Will Challenge – Re Devillebichot (Deceased)

A recent decision of Mark Herbert QC, sitting as a deputy High Court judge of the Chancery Division, dismissed a daughter’s claim to overturn her father’s will. The decision affirms the leading decision of Wharton v Bancroft [2011] EWHC 3250 (Ch) in cases based upon want of knowledge and approval. The decision, reported as Re…

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