Have you recently inherited and plan to change your share of inheritance by giving it to family, friends, or donating to charity? Do you wish to share part of your inheritance with others? If so, you should consider a ‘Deed of Variation’. A Deed of Variation is used for a number of reasons including tax
Lasting Power of Attorney (“LPA”) documents allow you, as the Donor, to appoint people that you trust to look after your affairs and make decisions on your behalf when you are no longer able to or no longer wish to do so. There are two types of Lasting Powers of Attorney: 1 Property and
If a friend or relative dies leaving a Will naming you as their executor, the responsibilities can be onerous. The role of an executor involves a great deal of work and responsibility. You must ensure that their estate is properly administered and their heirs receive everything that they are entitled to. You may be tempted
Currently, when making an application to the Probate Court for a Grant of Probate (where there is a Will) or a Grant of Letters of Administration (where there is no Will), there is a flat fee payable of £155 plus 50p for each additional Court sealed copy of the Grant. There are proposals for an
There are two types of Lasting Power of Attorney; one to deal with property and affairs, one to deal with personal welfare. Personal Welfare A Personal Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney allows your attorneys to make decisions on your behalf regarding your personal welfare should you not have the capacity to make those decisions yourself.