When personal interest conflicts with legal duty

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Legal advisers need to be aware that in intestacy cases where the personal representative is also a beneficiary there is no incentive to track down other beneficiaries. The following case history highlights the dangers of distributing an estate without verifying the deceased’s family tree.

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Great Anglo-American Alliances #1: Anglia Research offers US customers a free review of unsolved cases

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It is the stuff of life, present in every cell of every living thing. The human body contains over 12 million miles of DNA, yet though it was first discovered in 1869, it took 84 years for its structure to be decoded.

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A helping hand

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In this article, which first appeared in the July 2012 issue of Modern Law Magazine, our legal manager Nick Ingham looks at how probate genealogists can assist personal representatives and practitioners.

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In memoriam

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In memory of Ian Hay (1952 – 2012), sadly missed by all his colleagues at Anglia Research.

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