Private Client Articles

CGT and Shares in Estates Valuation Trap

In the UK, there are quite generous exemptions from Inheritance Tax (IHT) which apply to business assets. One problem with making use of such exemptions...

Child Custody Explained

Arrangements over the custody of children (called residence arrangements by lawyers) after the breakdown of a relationship are usually best decided without the intervention of the...

What is a Lasting Powers of Attorney?

In October 2007 there was a fundamental change on the way in the way powers of attorney are created and the powers that they can...

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney?

In October 2007 there was a fundamental change on the way in the way powers of attorney are created and the powers that they can...

What is a Lasting Powers of Attorney?

In October 2007 there was a fundamental change on the way in the way powers of attorney are created and the powers that they can...

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Private Client News

Court Rejects Unprovable Claim of Property GiftFebruary 8, 2017

Arguments over the division of estates are unfortunately common where the value of the assets they contain is substantial, especially if family relationships are fractious....

Survivorship Clause Leads to Double Benefit for BeneficiariesJanuary 26, 2017

There is an established legal principle that where people have wills benefiting each other (as is normal with the wills of a husband and wife)...

Alcoholism and Mental CapacityJanuary 13, 2017

In order to make a valid will, you need to know your own mind – and it helps to have a solicitor on hand to...

Non-Working Daughter Loses Claim for Financial ProvisionDecember 27, 2016

Claims by disappointed children seeking a share, or a larger share, of a parental estate are on the rise, with the latest figures published showing...

Undisclosed Assets on Break-Up Cause Problems for ExecutorDecember 13, 2016

When a couple break up, a financial settlement is normally agreed between them as part of the proceedings and that, usually, is that. However, in a...

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