What Do The Rules of Intestacy Mean for Your Clients?

Do you have clients who can’t quite see the value in making a Will? Are you yourself up to date with the consequences of not making a Will i.e. the Rules of Intestacy? The changes to the Intestacy Laws enacted on 1st October 2014 mean that for married couples and civil partners withou

Important Changes for rules of intestacy

The Inheritance and Trustees Powers Act 2014 was given Royal Assent during May with some significant changes included. The changes are in respect to married couples and the Act now states that where someone dies intestate leaving a spouse/civil partner and no children, the entire resi