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News, information and explanations about Probate, Wills, Lasting Power of Attorney, Inheritance Tax and related topics, from our team of tax and legal experts. We hope you find them useful and informative. If you have any suggestions for future articles please let us know.
The probate period can take a long time and is difficult to understand, something you don’t need as you deal with the estate of someone who’s passed away.
Expert advice on providing for a vulnerable adult or child in your will. Read on for how to protect them from being taken advantage of.
If you have a blended family you will want to protect everyone in your will. We’ve got the expert advice you need to prepare your will and avoid future problems.
Do you own properties abroad and want to leave them in your Will? Let us explain the Probate process for dealing with Foreign Assets.
If you are planning on making someone under 18 the beneficiary of your will, there are several things to consider. We’ve got the information you need right here.
It’s a common misconception that when we die our debts die with us. Read on to learn what happens to debts when someone dies, and how to deal with them.
Here’s what we can learn from the famous Will Disputes of Paul Walker, Bob Marley and Pablo Picasso, to make sure that your final wishes are respected.
When dealing with the administration of your your estate after your death. Your executors will have a number of tasks to undertake in order to administer your estate, before they can carry out the instructions contained in your Will.
It is a common mistake to think that once you have made a Will you don`t need to check its contents regularly.
Many of you may not be familiar with the term Lasting Power of Attorney but it is vital that you are. A Lasting Power of Attorney or LPA enables someone you trust (an Attorney ) to deal with your everyday affairs should you become incapacitated for any reason.
Over half of all adults currently living in the UK do not have a Will. What does this mean for them in the future?
To illustrate this point we can look at two of the most talented and highly regarded legends in the music industry, Jimi Hendrix and John Lennon.
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