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Death and (even more) taxes? – The proposals for a local Inheritance Tax

27 September 2019

As the old adage goes, there are few things in life one can be sure of other than death and taxes. Whilst one might rightly criticise this phrase for failing to recognise the other inescapable certainties we all must face, it is nonetheless effective at highlighting two facts of life which everyone should at least give some consideration.

What will happen to my best friend Harris if I die?

12 September 2019

I agree life is for living and focusing on the positive is always the best approach. However, there comes a time when you have to stop, think about the future for ‘everyone’ important to you and make sure that your Will is up to date.

“Too Young To Die”

14 June 2019

There is a gross misconception around Wills which begs correction, if you could spare me a few minutes to explain.

Finding the Right Person to be your Executor

22 March 2019

My colleague recently showed me a rather unpleasant news article which involved a man who had murdered his mother, before trying to pawn off some of her property. Luckily, the law does not allow such people to inherit from their victim’s estate – they are regarded as ‘unworthy heirs’.

The Legal Consequences of Living Together as a Couple

06 February 2019

Recently, I have found many of my friends choosing to ‘move in’ with their respective partners for the first time in their lives. I’m sure you also have come across this trend at some point in your life too. It may have been a friend, a family member, or it may even be yourself!

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