Private Client Articles

Dealing With an Insolvent Estate

One of the rules that applies to the administration of estates is that whilst a person appointed as executor under a will can refuse to...

Dealing With an Insolvent Estate

One of the rules that applies to the administration of estates is that whilst a person appointed as executor under a will can refuse to...

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Private Client News

Delusions and Dementia Do Not Invalidate WillAugust 15, 2016

Many cases arise each year in which the validity of a will is challenged on the ground that the will's creator (the testator) was not...

Baseless Will Challenge Leads to Costs ConsequencesAugust 1, 2016

The dangers of trying to upset the provisions of a properly drafted will were made clear in a recent case in which the daughter of...

Gift-Giving – Guidance for Attorneys and DeputiesJuly 17, 2016

When a person can no longer manage their own financial affairs, these will be managed either by their attorney (if a power of attorney has...

Making a Will? You Can Make Whatever Bequests You Wish!July 5, 2016

It seems only right that people can do what they want with their own money and can make whatever bequests they wish in their wills....

High Court Puts Right £400,000 IHT BlunderJune 21, 2016

Even the most sensible attempts at tax planning can be undone by changes in the law and achieve the exact opposite of the intended objective....

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