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IMPORTANT CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 02 December 2020

Coronavirus Update – 2 December 2020

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IMPORTANT CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 02 November 2020

Coronavirus Update – 2 November 2020

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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.

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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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Who should I appoint as my attorney? 14 August 2020

Making a power of attorney is a big decision. It is important to take time to think about how the document will be used and who is best placed to act on your behalf.

POA, Court of Protection & the Elderly
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Am I personally liable if I make a mistake dealing with a deceased person’s Estate? 17 July 2020

Executors and Administrators have a fiduciary duty. They are obliged to calculate the inheritance tax liability, settle the estate’s debts and pay the inheritance to the beneficiaries.

Wills, Probate & Estate Administration
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