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11 Jan 2018
Unmarried Woman’s Legal Victory Shifts Focus on Bereavement Rights

As we have said many times here on our blog, there is a real inequality in the way that the law treats unmarried people, but…

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17 Oct 2017
Time To Think Of Digital Assets When Assessing Wealth

When it comes to wills, trusts, estates etc., we naturally think of our property, money and perhaps family heirlooms, when assessing our wealth. However, as…

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26 Jul 2017
Record Inheritance Tax Receipts a Sign That Not Enough People are Protecting Themselves

The recent news that a record high figure in excess of £5 billion was gathered by HMRC in inheritance tax during the most recent tax…

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22 May 2017
Passing on of Wealth More Vital Than Ever as BBC Article Demonstrates

Never in history has there ever been a time when the passing on of wealth been so important to people’s lifestyles. It’s probably something most…

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17 May 2017
Daughter Lost Battle over Mother’s Estate Gives Strength to Wills

There was much publicity over the recent battle of a woman to get an increased sum of her mother’s estate, following a battle with three…

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17 Apr 2017
Judge’s Suicide May Help Highlight Growing Dementia Problem

The legal world has been shocked recently by the sad news that of one of the UK’s most respected legal figures took his own life…

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25 Feb 2017
New Inheritance Tax Rules Means It’s Time to Look at Wills

There are new rules for the public and probate solicitors to get their heads around, with the Government having introducing a new inheritance tax, adding…

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13 Dec 2016
Legal Resolutions You Should Make for 2017

With the decorations up, many are bidding fare well to 2016 and focussing on what they can do to make 2017 a good year. So,…

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08 Sep 2016
Estate Planning Crucial in London and South East as Care Home Costs Soar

Alarmingly, care home costs are increasing ten times faster than the average elderly person’s income, according to a recent study. A large national care agency…

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24 Aug 2016
Charity Survey Shows Discomfort Over Old Age Issues

A recent survey has highlighted that too many people avoid talking about the issues of getting older. Independent Age said that around two out of…

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