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Undue influence. Does this cover standing over an elderly

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Undue influence. Does this cover standing over an elderly person directing them who to write large cheques out to and to influencing them into buying them a £300000 house, plus paying out large sums to them constitute undue influence and boasting about it to others. Also because said elderly relative did not give them a £25.00 Xmas present left her on the doorstep wringing the bell 2 days later when she had been invited to dinner and boasting about it, said elderly relative is in her 90's.  Elderly relative does not think she is being influenced.

Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Stuart J replied 4 years ago.

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