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Financial planning
15
May
2019

This week (13-19th May) is Dying Matters Awareness Week, run by the Dying Matters Coalition. The theme this year is “Are you ready?” – we offer tips for financial planning.

Sorting out your paperwork
14
May
2019

This Week is Dying Matters Awareness Week and today we’re offering some tips to make administering your estate easier, including sorting out your paperwork!

Dying Matters - Planning for the future
13
May
2019

This week (13-19th May) is Dying Matters Awareness Week, run by the Dying Matters Coalition. The theme this year is “Are you ready?” – we offer tips for planning for the future.

April Fool's - joke in will
1
Apr
2019

There are many pranks taking place today to mark April Fool’s day. Likewise, some legacies can be so unusual that even the beneficiaries don’t believe them!

probate fee increase
28
Mar
2019

The Ministry of Justice has confirmed that the introduction of controversial probate fee increases, which were due to be introduced on 1 April 2019, has been postponed.

Inheritance Act claims after 25 years
15
Mar
2019

The High Court has granted permission to bring a claim under the Inheritance Act – despite it being issued more than 25 years after the deadline.

Karl Lagerfield cat Choupette
26
Feb
2019

It has been widely reported that the late fashion designer, Karl Lagerfeld, has left some of his £153m fortune to his beloved cat, Choupette.

SDLT Change 2019
31
Jan
2019

Associate of the LA Real Estate conveyancing team, Sarah Brown, discusses the impacts of the forthcoming changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax due on 1 March 2019.

24
Jan
2019

The financial abuse of older and vulnerable adults is a disturbing problem which can drain estates of assets and prevent beneficiaries under wills from receiving their inheritance.

Will power for 2019
3
Jan
2019

New Year’s resolutions often involve sorting out personal finances and this may include effective will and estate planning.