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Wrigleys Solicitors
The last year or so has seen a number of changes for the Probate Registry with the closure of some sub-registries, the threat of more closures, a new computer system and the possible...
Wrigleys Solicitors
Good news for those who will potentially inherit more, but, the reality is that the Government rules rarely operate in the way people expect.
Hewitsons LLP
When Sarah Weisz's husband died, his Will gave her only his share in their matrimonial home, and that was subject to a mortgage.
Hewitsons LLP
If you have not made a Will and die unexpectedly, your estate would be subject to the intestacy rules.
Hewitsons LLP
Since 31 December 2019, opposite-sex couples have been able to enter into civil partnerships P) in England and Wales. Scotland and Northern Ireland are expected to follow suit soon.
Withers LLP
In March 2019 Chief Master Marsh allowed Mrs Bhusate to bring her 1975 Act claim 25 years and nine months out of time, setting a new benchmark.
Hewitsons LLP
On 6 December 2019, the Northampton office hosted a Christmas collection in aid of the Northampton Women's Refuge, Eve, which supports local women and children affected by domestic abuse.
Hewitsons LLP
In the recent case of Todd v Parsons, the Deceased's daughter, Elizabeth, succeeded in bringing a claim for proprietary estoppel in relation to her Deceased mother's house.
Hewitsons LLP
Maudlin Bascoe's daughter, Patricia Johnson, sought to challenge the validity of her late mother's 2005 Will, within...
Hewitsons LLP
The recent decision by the Court of Appeal in the case of Lomax v Lomax, has called into question whether mediation can be made compulsory.
Hewitsons LLP
In the recent case of Weisz v Weisz, the Deceased's widow was granted interim provision of £5,200 per month, pending conclusion of her claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family...
Giambrone & Partners
It is well known that a large number of people do not get round to making a will, often leaving a difficult situation behind them. However, what is frequently overlooked is keeping a will up-to-date.
Giambrone & Partners
If you have Italian heritage it is possible that you may find that you have inherited a property owned by a distant relative whose existence comes as a complete surprise.
Giambrone & Partners
Unfortunately when divorce looms, in some cases, this thinking totally changes.
Withers LLP
As we approach election week, one manifesto that deserves support is Resolution's Fairness for Families
DAC Beachcroft LLP
This report shares some novel and exciting ideas for raising capital, and locally effective and accountable ways of using it, that take into account future, as well as present, need.
Ocorian
In an interview with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, Richard Joynt, Executive Director - Private Client and qualified chartered accountant
Herrington Carmichael
Justice Secretary Robert Buckland recently announced that the government has dropped its plans to introduce a scaled probate fee first proposed in 2016.
Withers LLP
A recent decision saw an executor, who sought to charge £27,000 for administering an estate valued for probate at £1.9m, denied any recompense. It is an extreme, yet salutary, lesson that ...
Withers LLP
In this podcast, we look at how art collectors can use estate planning to protect their valuable art collections. Our host and art lawyer Diana Wierbicki talks to David Stein about how art is a ...
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