Common Question: “Why do I need Probate as my mum left a Will?”

Posted on February 17th, 2012

This seems to be one of the biggest misconceptions – that if there is a valid Will in place there is no need for an … Read More

Life Interest Trusts – What is it and how do they work?

Posted on February 13th, 2012

A Life Interest Trust (LIT), also known as an Interest in Possession Trust, is a document that names one or more beneficiaries to an estate … Read More

Court of Appeal rules mixed-up mirror wills are invalid – Has your Will been signed correctly?

Posted on February 8th, 2012

The England & Wales Court of Appeal has confirmed that mirror wills executed by an elderly couple are void because each spouse accidentally signed the … Read More

Will you be taking advantage of reduced Inheritance Tax (IHT)?

Posted on January 23rd, 2012

David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband have all agreed to give one tenth of their estates to charity when they die.

In an unusual cross-party … Read More

Gifts to Children – A Cautionary Tale

Posted on January 20th, 2012

When writing a Will it is highly possible that there will be a gift to a minor contained within it, or the possibility of a … Read More

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