Real-life cases of how things can go wrong without legacy planning

Madam Chung Khin Chun (right) with her niece Hedy Mok, who succeeded in revoking the LPA given to Yang Yin as well as the will.
Madam Chung Khin Chun (right) with her niece Hedy Mok, who succeeded in revoking the LPA given to Yang Yin as well as the will.ST FILE PHOTO

CASE 1

In a case that made plenty of headlines, retired physiotherapist and widow Chung Khin Chun, 91, was almost swindled of her bungalow and other assets by former tour guide Yang Yin, 43. She met Yang in 2008 on a trip to China, when he was her tour guide.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 11, 2018, with the headline 'Real-life examples'. Print Edition | Subscribe