wedding bands

Increase in urgent marriages of previously cohabiting couples

Unmarried couples are now realising, just before one of the couple dies, that getting married may have some tax benefits for them.
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Probate Fees increase April 2019

Fees for a probate application will be increased from April 2019 read more...
Scary Statistics Incapacity and LPAlpaColin Snaith Trusts & Estates

Scary Statistics

Statistics show that Health and Welfare Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) are still not getting the attention they deserve.

Substantial Lifetime Gifts

Don't get caught out when giving a substantial gift during your lifetime. If you have 'Willed' someone a portion of your estate and...

Switching off Life Support - need not go to court!

Doctors can switch off life support for a patient who is irreversibly unconscious...
lady in care

Deliberate Deprivation of Assets

Deliberate Deprivation of Assets - deliberately reducing money to avoid paying fees.
lpa fee refund

Are you entitled to money back on your LPA?

Claim a partial refund for LPA fees paid to the OPG between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2017

Daughter fails to prevent father marrying again

Capable to Marry but not capable to draft new Will?
document signing

Advance Directive not discovered until too late

Brenda Grant case - might an LPA for Health & Welfare have been a good choice of document to record her wishes...?
text wills

Could a text message become your Will?

Last article was about online wills now an Australian court has ruled that an unsent text message is a valid Will