Wills and Probate

Answered: Your probate questions

02/02/2023

Understanding the process of winding up an estate can be complicated and you may have questions about probate. Here, our head of Wills, Trusts and Probate Team answers your questions.

Wills and Probate

Administering an estate: Why you should plan carefully

23/01/2023

If payments you make on inheritance tax don’t match what HMRC expects it is due to be paid, an investigation can be launched. Find out how to avoid any nasty surprises with careful planning. Zoe Fleming explains more.

Wills and Probate

Update Your Will Week 2023

19/01/2023

Zoe Fleming explains how we are advising people on planning for the future this Update Your Will Week 2023 (23rd – 29th January).

Wills and Probate

Who is responsible for organising and paying for a funeral?

11/01/2023

When a loved one dies, arranging the funeral is one of the first tasks to do. But who is responsible for organising and paying for it?
Read on to find out more.

Wills and Probate

Why DIY wills are a huge risk

09/01/2023

Family disputes regarding the validity of a will are stressful, time consuming and very costly.  Find out how to avoid this by reading Katy Rider's blog on DIY wills.

Disputes and Resolution

Should I gift and leaseback my property?

29/12/2022

Gifting property and leasing it back is a great option for anyone looking to limit the amount of inheritance tax they will pay. Find out more by reading this blog post by our Wills, Trusts and Probate Team.

Wills and Probate

Why Inheritance Tax planning is crucial

11/11/2022

Zoe Fleming, our head of Wills, Trusts and Probates explains why it's crucial, now more than ever, to plan ahead for Inheritance Tax.

Wills and Probate

Can I leave money to my child but not their spouse?

06/10/2022

Victoria Harcourt from our Wills, Trusts and Probate Team explains how you can ensure your child's inheritance stays with them and is not split with an ex-partner.

Wills and Probate

How the Lasting Powers of Attorney can help someone with dementia

28/09/2022

If your loved one is diagnosed with dementia, here's why they should put an LPA in place. Our legal director Zoe Fleming explains more in her blog post.

Wills and Probate

All you need to know about the Court of Protection

12/09/2022

If a loved one does not have an LPA in place and now lacks the mental capacity to act for themselves, you may need to make an application to the Court of Protection to get permission to act on their behalf. Solicitor Anna Kerr explains more.

Wills and Probate

What is a statutory will?

05/09/2022

Solicitor Anna Kerr has penned a blog post to explain all about what statutory wills are and why they are necessary. Read on to find out more.

Wills and Probate

Why we recommend an LPA (Lasting Powers of Attorney)

03/08/2022

The Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document that allows a trusted person to make decisions for someone, should they lose capacity to do so. Find out more about why we recommend one and how you can make one here.

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