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What is a trust?

What is a trust?

With the option to be arranged in many different ways, a trust allows you, the creator of the trust (also known as the settlor), to keep control over what happens to your assets and how they are used when you pass. | What is a trust? It is a legal relationship that...

What does IHT tax mean?

What does IHT tax mean?

IHT is a tax on the estate of someone who has died. Most often, an estate will include all property, possessions and money owned by the deceased at their time of death. It is a tax that does not apply to every estate and is only payable by estates with a value greater...

The Importance of a Lasting Power of Attorney

The Importance of a Lasting Power of Attorney

| What is a Lasting Power of Attorney? A lasting power of attorney (LPA) is a legal document that lets you appoint one or more people as an ‘attorney’, who have the power and authority to help you make decisions on your behalf if you lack mental capacity and can’t do...

Testamentary capacity – a case update

Testamentary capacity – a case update

When making a will, the testator (the person making the will) must have testamentary capacity. If the testator does not have testamentary capacity, the will is invalid. The issue of capacity is unfortunately quite familiar to contentious probate solicitors and the...

Disputes over forged wills

Disputes over forged wills

Will forgery is unfortunately quite familiar to contentious probate solicitors and the court. The High Court recently looked at an interesting dispute over a suspected forged will, which we will look at in this article. | How would I know if someone has forged a will?...

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