Probate Procedure Amended

Probate Procedure Amended

Following a trial of online digital probate applications this past summer, the Government has announced that changes to the process for probate applications by individuals will come into force on 27th November, this is just one month after the initial announcement....
HMRC reviews trusts and inheritance tax levels

HMRC reviews trusts and inheritance tax levels

HMRC have announced they have launched what has been described as the biggest review of trusts in years, which is to investigate how fair and fiscally neutral they are. Raised in the Autumn 2017 budget, according to the HMRC paper the consultation will set to make the...
No thought towards the future

No thought towards the future

Capacity and the discussions taking place around capacity are becoming increasingly regular. With a population that has been ageing for a number of years, it is now starting to become apparent that as dementia has increased, added to other health issues, capacity and...
Law Commission Consultation on Wills – update

Law Commission Consultation on Wills – update

So the consultation by the Law Commission on Wills is progressing, with the view that the final report may be delivered early 2019. The impact on Wills and the sector could be substantial, particularly in regards to digitisation of Wills and the modern social and...
The keys steps of Probate

The keys steps of Probate

Key steps of Probate Probate is the legal right to deal with someone’s possessions, property and money when they die. Probate must be handled in a certain way and follow a series of steps to ensure it is carried out properly and with the wishes of the deceased...