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Does getting married reduce your inheritance tax bill? Part 2: Transferable Nil Rate Band 18 September 2020

In part one of this article we discussed the point that unmarried couples are treated differently to married couples and civil partners for inheritance tax purposes.

Tax & Trusts Wills, Probate & Estate Administration
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Does getting married reduce your inheritance tax bill? Part 1: Spouse Exemption 04 September 2020

In this day and age it might surprise a lot of people to learn that getting married (or registering a civil partnership) can reduce your Inheritance Tax bill.

Tax & Trusts Wills, Probate & Estate Administration
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What will my partner inherit from me? 28 August 2020

Couples who are not married or in a civil partnership might fail to provide for each other unless they make wills.

Wills, Probate & Estate Administration
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Can I give my inheritance to someone else without paying inheritance tax? 21 August 2020

It is possible in some circumstances to vary a person’s Will after they have died. You can do this by signing a document called a Deed of Variation.  

Tax & Trusts Wills, Probate & Estate Administration
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Who should I appoint as my attorney? 14 August 2020

Making a power of attorney is a big decision. It is important to take time to think about how the document will be used and who is best placed to act on your behalf.

POA, Court of Protection & the Elderly
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Am I personally liable if I make a mistake dealing with a deceased person’s Estate? 17 July 2020

Executors and Administrators have a fiduciary duty. They are obliged to calculate the inheritance tax liability, settle the estate’s debts and pay the inheritance to the beneficiaries.

Wills, Probate & Estate Administration
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How does the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill affect Pension Sharing Orders? 03 July 2020

Family & Children Law
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The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill introduces no fault divorce 01 July 2020

Family & Children Law
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How can I provide for my grandchildren under my Will? 16 June 2020

People often pay an inheritance to their children in the hope that it will be passed down the family line in due course. Yet in recent years, there has been a shift in focus with grandchildren receiving gifts under Wills. 

Wills, Probate & Estate Administration
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IMPORTANT CORONAVIRUS ANNOUNCEMENT 28 May 2020

Coronavirus Update – 1 June 2020

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