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Talking to your family about your wishes for the future 03 December 2021

No-one likes to think about a time when they are no longer around or have lost mental capacity. However, planning for the future can put your mind at ease.

POA, Court of Protection & the Elderly Wills, Probate & Estate Administration
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IMPORTANT CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 02 December 2021

Coronavirus Update – 2 December 2021

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What to do when someone dies 23 July 2021

This is a guide to help in the first few weeks after someone has died. It includes a checklist of information you will need and a glossary.

Wills, Probate & Estate Administration
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Why you should you review your Will 17 December 2020

It is a good idea to check your Will every few years to remind yourself what it actually says. Your circumstances and those of your loved ones are constantly changing. You should check that your instructions remain sensible and up-to-date.

Tax & Trusts Wills, Probate & Estate Administration
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Is the email I’ve received about an inheritance real or a scam? 06 October 2020

It is important to be alert to online scams. It can be difficult to determine whether an email is real or fake. Cybercriminals constantly develop new ways to trick people into revealing their personal details.

Wills, Probate & Estate Administration
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What happens if you die intestate? 25 September 2020

When someone dies without making a Will, we say that they have died “intestate”. As they have not left instructions as to how they wish their Estate to be distributed, Intestacy Law provides instructions instead.

Tax & Trusts Wills, Probate & Estate Administration
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Does getting married reduce your inheritance tax bill? Part 2: Transferable Nil Rate Band 18 September 2020

In part one of this article we discussed the point that unmarried couples are treated differently to married couples and civil partners for inheritance tax purposes.

Tax & Trusts Wills, Probate & Estate Administration
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Does getting married reduce your inheritance tax bill? Part 1: Spouse Exemption 04 September 2020

In this day and age it might surprise a lot of people to learn that getting married (or registering a civil partnership) can reduce your Inheritance Tax bill.

Tax & Trusts Wills, Probate & Estate Administration
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What will my partner inherit from me? 28 August 2020

Couples who are not married or in a civil partnership might fail to provide for each other unless they make wills.

Wills, Probate & Estate Administration
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Can I give my inheritance to someone else without paying inheritance tax? 21 August 2020

It is possible in some circumstances to vary a person’s Will after they have died. You can do this by signing a document called a Deed of Variation.  

Tax & Trusts Wills, Probate & Estate Administration
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