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Tag: inheritance

The process of making a claim

If someone dies and their will or the laws of Intestacy (if they had no will) do not make reasonable financial provision for their partner or immediate family then a claim could be made under the Inheritance (Provision …

Excluding People from Your Will and a very brief look at Lady Lucan’s Affairs

Although sizeable to many people, Lady Lucan’s estate was worth in the region of £575,000 when she died last year, which was admittedly less than I was expecting.

Lady Lu…

It is a sad fact of life today that many people find themselves estranged from one or more of their relatives, and when meeting clients to talk to them about their Wills my colleagues and I regularly face the situation where the person drawing up the…

There is no doubt that in the UK Inheritance Tax is not a universally popular tax.

Many taxpayers are unhappy that the wealth they have accumulated during their lifetimes will already have been taxed as it was earned, and there is a strong feeling t…

I was interested to read this week that there is another new initiative to try and reform the laws of intestacy to include cohabitees.

The law of intestacy sets out what happens to someone’s assets if they do not leave a Will.  It is estimated that …

It was Benjamin Franklin who said in 1789 “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes”.  Recent research suggests that in the UK we are likely to be faced with more deaths and consequently more taxes over the next decade.…