Topical legal content articles for marketing wills & probate law

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Forthcoming legal topics

Examples of the wills and probate topics issued to our subscribers over the last six months include:

Can I put a condition on a gift in my will?

  • what is a conditional gift and how are they used in wills?
  • common conditional gifts for beneficiaries;
  • pros and cons of conditional giving; and
  • seek advice to prepare your will effectively.

Planning your legacy through charitable giving in your will

  • key motivations for charitable legacies and benefits;
  • charitable gifts are a great option for those without close family;
  • creating a lasting personal legacy with charitable gifts; and
  • the effect of charitable giving on inheritance tax.

Paying inheritance tax when estate funds are tied up

  • the rules for paying inheritance tax;
  • options for paying IHT by instalments; 

  • what can be done if  there are not enough fundsto pay the first instalment of IHT? and
  • getting legal advice about IHT and probate.

Making sure your property passes as you choose, with a life interest trust

  • ensuring your estate passes exactly as you wish;
  • an outline for using life interest trusts;

  • key benefits and staying aware of disadvantages; and 

  • the importance of seeking professional legal advice.

Intestacy lessons from the rich and famous

  • what happens when you die without a will?

  • what are the predetermined laws of intestacy?

  • lessons learned from the deaths of famous people; and

  • how a solicitor can help you prepare a comprehensive will.

Protecting your business if you lose mental capacity

  • creating a lasting power of attorney for your business interests;
  • considering what would happen if you became seriously ill;
  • benefits of a lasting power of attorney for business; and

  • taking into consideration business partners or co-directors.

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