On the sad event of someone’s death there is the potential silver lining of some financial benefit. However, could there be circumstances where an inheritance might place someone in a worse position?
In the sixth episode of the #TVLawyer Podcast, Melinda Giles speaks to Giles Wilson Probate Executive Victoria Ferguson about Wills, Lasting Power of Attorney and later life, and why planning ahead is so important for the future.
This can be one of the easiest ways to save yourself some inheritance tax, and potentially avoid paying any at all – provided you seek the right advice and make proper arrangements.
On 26 July 2023, there were some changes to the intestacy rules in England and Wales. These changes will affect everyone who dies intestate (without a valid Will) after 26 July 2023.
You may want to pass an inheritance down to your children or the younger members of your family who could do with it more. But to avoid doubling up on inheritance tax, it is important to understand the 7 year rule.
How much does it cost to draft a Will? What is the price of challenging an estate for financial provision or unfairness? Read on to learn more.
Power of Attorney can make the biggest difference when you need it most. Find out how it can benefit you and your loved ones here.
Learn why it is important that everyone has an up-to-date Will, no matter their age or circumstance.
"You take your car to the garage, your pet to the vet, and you should take the matter of your family’s inheritance, to your solicitor."
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