Christmas gifts over £250 may incur Inheritance Tax! Here’s what you need to know.
12th Dec 2018
5 Christmas Gifts you can give this year – Inheritance Tax-Free With Christmas just around the corner, you may be pondering what gifts you can give your spouse, children and grandchildren. To your spouse…Read more
Extortionate new “stealth tax” announced in the form of probate fees.
6th Nov 2018
BREAKING NEWS: Extortionate new “stealth tax” announced in the form of probate fees. Last night the Ministry of Justice unveiled plans to change the way probate is charged which could see relatives paying as much…
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Asked to be Power of Attorney? 7 crucial things you need to know!
30th Oct 2018
Asked to be Power of Attorney? 7 crucial things you need to know! A Power of Attorney is a legal document where someone gives the right to other(s) to make decisions on their behalf should…Read more
What is a Power of Attorney and which is right for me.
16th Oct 2018
A Power of Attorney is a legal document where someone gives the right to other(s) to make decisions on their behalf should they lose “mental capacity”. Mental capacity refers to a person’s ability to be…
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Planning for Dementia
10th Oct 2018
Planning for Dementia? This is a terrifying thought, but, It is estimated that by 2025 1 million people in the UK could be living with dementia. That’s a daunting statistic that most of us…Read more
Property Ownership and your rights
7th Sep 2018
How you own your home with your partner or spouse can have major implications for you when they die. In the UK there are two ways in which you can buy a property or a…Read more
Living together & bereavement – do you have any rights?
31st Aug 2018
Many believe that if they live together long enough, they become married in ‘common law’. This is not the case. So what happens if you are not married or in a civil partnership, and your…Read more
Common Law Marriage and Bereavement - Three True Stories
31st Aug 2018
Common Law Spouses – do you have any rights? 3 true case studies According to the Office for National Statistics 2017 cohabiting couple families are growing the fastest. However the laws of Intestacy haven’t caught…Read more
Leaving a legacy to your disabled child
23rd Aug 2018
As a parent of a vulnerable child, it will have crossed your mind "who will look after my child when I’m gone and how will they cope”. It’s largely inevitable that you will pass before your child,…Read more