Former footballer turned agent, Barry Silkman wins £800,000 legal battle over ex-wife’s estate

Barry Silkman, a former Manchester city footballer turned agent, has won an £800,000 court action over his ex-wife’s estate. Mr Silkman sued Gaven Love over the Will of Ally Fuller. Mr Silkman split from Ms Fuller in 2003 and she became engaged to Mr Love in 2007. Ms Fuller died of cancer in 2016 and…

George Michael ‘s ex-boyfriend Kenny Goss in legal dispute over singers estate

George Michael ‘s ex-boyfriend Kenny Goss has reportedly commenced a legal claim pursuant to the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975  for a monthly allowance of £15,000 from the late star’s estate, as he wasn’t left anything in George Michael’s will. The Act enables certain categories of people to apply to the Court and make a claim…

Sister wins inheritance after Solicitor’s cat knocks over legal papers to uncover Brother’s lost will

Venetia Murray has been awarded £2m following an inheritance dispute. Venetia’ brother Dean Brunt died in 2007 and was thought not to have made a will. His share of a £6m farm he, his brother, Dale, and Venetia owned went to his mother, who then gave it to Dale. However, Venetia discovered the existence of…

Dying to be heard

11th to 17th May 2020 is “Dying Matters” Awareness Week. The aim of this organisation is to encourage people to talk more openly about death, dying and bereavement. This is often a difficult subject to broach, but it is a natural process that we will all experience.   The theme this year is “Dying to…