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Trusts: Brothers at Arms

Can you enlighten me on the need to leave an estate in three trusts rather than one?

They’re Animals

Many include provision for their animals in their wills. Many a film refers to this too….

Talk About Your Will

If you’re expecting an inheritance from your relatives, when do you plan to talk about them.

BTL & Inheritance Tax

Recognising the need to give away your BTL property while you still need the income so that you starat the seven-year clock on your gift as a potentially exempt (from inheritance tax) transfer. There’s a way to do that.

Adoption & Inheritance Rights

An adoptive child asks if they can make a claim on the estate of a birh parent. The answer’s relatively simple…

Acceptance in Lieu & Inheritance Tax

There some inheritance tax exemptions available to only a few of us… To my way of thinking they shouldn’t exist….

Inheritance in Blended Families

When folk with previous marriages come together, the question of who gets what need not be a problem. Simply speak to an expert….

Too Young for LPA?

Many see the lasting powers of attorney and the last will and testament as two completely separate, unrelated documents.

Does Divorce Invalidate Your Will?

On marriage. The wedding ceremony, grand or modest, marks the point in your relationship from which the best you can hope for is that one of you wakes up in the morning to find the other has died. So, would divorce invalidate your will? 42% Marriage and other romantic relationships are subject to the incalculable…

Inheritance Tax and Marriage

There is no such thing as ‘common law wife’, especially when it comes to inheritance.