The government is currently reviewing responses to its public consultation on helping taxpayers get their offshore tax right before it progresses to drafting new legislation on the issue. Continue reading →
The whole point of engaging a professional to draft your will is to make your wishes clear in precise and unambiguous terms. If your will falls below that high standard the result, as a High Court ruling showed, can be family stalemate after you are gone. Continue reading →
Important documents often languish in drawers for years, gathering dust – but if they have been carefully drafted by a professional, they can make all the difference when the time comes.
In a case on point, a deed stored in a solicitor’s office for almost 20 years proved decisive in resolving a bitter family inheritance dispute. Continue reading →
You are in principle entitled to bequeath your wealth to whoever you choose. However, as a High Court decision made clear, the law will intervene if you ignore your moral obligations when making your will. Continue reading →
What constitutes a will? The High Court addressed that fundamental issue in resolving a bitter family dispute in respect of where a much-loved son and husband should be buried. Continue reading →
There is a general principle that a person may leave their estate to anyone they wish, but legislation exists. The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 allows people dependent on a deceased person to claim against the estate if they are not provided for in the will. Continue reading →
We would like to reassure our clients and future clients that we are still able to take instructions to complete your Will, so please do get in touch with us if you would like to discuss completing your Will with us. Continue reading →