The Government has confirmed that applications for grants of probate have fallen by 50 per cent since lockdown began, with remote working causing delays in the system.
An inheritance dispute heard at the High Court has resulted in the awarding of a share of the estate to two brothers.
The new Coronavirus Act represents significant changes for those who require care, whether in a residential home or in their own home. It is important to be aware that although Continuing Health Care assessments are being put on hold for
Having a valid Will in place is essential for anyone who wants their estate to be passed on in line with their wishes. If a person dies without a Will in England and Wales, their estate passes on in accordance
The new Coronavirus Act represents significant changes for those who require care, whether in a residential home or in their own home.
The Alzheimer’s Society has released an animated film, aimed at highlighting the plight of families forced to deal with the challenges of unequal social care. As part of its campaign to shine a light on ‘Britain’s broken social care system’ the
As part of a campaign to offer help for those affected by caring for a relative with Dementia, a client of ours has very kindly allowed us to publish her touching story. Based on her own personal and heart-breaking experience
Heterosexual couples in England and Wales are now able to enter a civil partnership, following the introduction of new laws on 31 December 2019.
A recent review conducted by the Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) has suggested recommendations for the Government to introduce a modern digital system for inheritance tax (IHT).
According to the latest research, 28 per cent of retirees intend to leave their estate to beneficiaries that are not close family members.