Controlling and Coercive Behaviour: Widening the Net
Everyone is talking about Pokémon Go but no one is asking the most important question of all – what happens to your Pokémon when you die?
What exactly is a ‘deathbed’? That was the question for the Court of Appeal when it was asked to rule on whether or not an elderly lady had made a gift of her house to her nephew.
The case of King v Dubrey and others concerned the rather obscure legal doctrine of donatia mortis causa – which means ‘gift in contemplation of death. In other words, a ‘deathbed gift’.
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