Could charities face more challenges over legacies?
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Could charities face more challenges over legacies? 6

29 Jul 2015 | Emily Corfe
Tags: Legacies

On Monday the court of appeal awarded £164,000 to the estranged daughter of a woman who left her entire £500,000 estate to charity. Emily Corfe finds the sector concerned about the implications for legacy giving.

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