May 29, 2015

Comedian’s family could lose thousands because he failed to make a Will


But it was revealed a couple of weeks ago that the funnyman had not left instructions on how his £1.2million estate should be divided up.

This is despite the fact that he had previously almost died in 1998 after suffering serious head injuries in a quad bike accident.

The fact that no valid Will has been made could lead to complications and a substantial inheritance tax bill for his long-standing wife Barbara and the couple’s three children.

The estate will now be subject to intestacy rules.

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