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Latest articles from Jacqueline Meikle

  • Termination of liferents

    Termination of liferents

    Properties are often transferred between family members with a residual right to occupy the property being retained. Whether or not a proper liferent is created, the existence of this right can cause difficulties when it comes to dealing with a transfer of the property at a later date, particularly if the liferenter has lost capacity to renounce their rights or consent to the sale of the property.