Dealing with a digital legacy

With the huge rise in social media sites, and the storing of personal effects such as photographs, music, and blogs digitally, it is important to...

Sue Macleod

Associate, Trusts & Estates

Soaring fees set deadline for executors and estate planning

Controversial court fees which have been branded a stealth tax on bereaved families are expected to prompt a surge in probate applications before the hike...

Louise Harrhy

Partner, Head of Trusts & Estates

Challenging times: what happens when a family member is cut...

High profile inheritance disputes follow celebrities and the super-rich as surely as night follows day, but such challenges are becoming increasingly common, whatever the values...

Paul Grimwood

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution
Wills, Trusts & Estates | 14th May 2018

Free Wills fundraising for Woking & Sam Beare Hospices

As a regular supporter of the Woking & Sam Beare Hospices 'Make a Will Fortnight,' I am really proud to report that 2018 has proved...

Sonia Dhesi

Senior Solicitor, Trusts & Estates
Wills, Trusts & Estates | 9th April 2018

What does intestate mean for you?

October 2014 saw the biggest changes in probate law’s history come into effect. While the overhaul meant no real difference to those with minimal assets,...

Emily Wiggins

Partner, Trusts & Estates
Wills, Trusts & Estates | 28th March 2018

Inheritance tax planning: a little each year…

A major UK newspaper reported on the recent results of a survey that was carried out to establish the public’s understanding of Inheritance Tax (‘’IHT’’)...

Jordan Page

Senior Solicitor, Trusts & Estates
Wills, Trusts & Estates | 7th September 2017

Dementia and the Power of Attorney

One of the fastest growing health issues in UK society is the seemingly relentless rise in dementia. This terrifying category of diseases combined with an...

Jordan Page

Senior Solicitor, Trusts & Estates
Wills, Trusts & Estates | 27th June 2017

Understanding Inheritance Tax – The Residence Nil Rate Band (RNRB)

Even though we all believed it would be abandoned, the RNRB is now very much with us and we are left struggling to apply it...

Louise Harrhy

Partner, Head of Trusts & Estates
Wills, Trusts & Estates | 15th March 2017

While all eyes were on the Chancellor’s red budget briefcase

On the 6th of March, when most of us (if we were thinking about it at all) were wondering what the Spring Budget (which took...

Sara McGrigor

Associate, Trusts & Estates
Wills, Trusts & Estates | 21st February 2017

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways...

In 1976, beloved American actor Jack Benny passed away and left, in his will, a sum of money for the purchase and deliverance of a...

Catherine Poleykett

Solicitor, Trusts & Estates

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