wedding bands

Increase in urgent marriages of previously cohabiting couples

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Unmarried couples are now realising, just before one of the couple dies, that getting married may have some tax benefits for them.
probate costsColin Snaith Trusts & Estates

Probate Fees increase April 2019

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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.
Money

Substantial Lifetime Gifts

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

Switching off Life Support - need not go to court!

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

Deliberate Deprivation of Assets

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

Are you entitled to money back on your LPA?

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

Daughter fails to prevent father marrying again

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

Advance Directive not discovered until too late

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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?

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