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:

How to pass on royalties after you die

  • types of royalty payments and timeframes;
  • considerations when leaving royalties under your will;
  • leaving royalties through a gift or a trust; and
  • other factors to consider when leaving royalties, such as charitable legacies.

Legal steps to consider when diagnosed with a life-limiting illness

  • preparations following the diagnosis of a life-limiting illness;
  • making an LPA for your health and welfare decisions;
  • best practice when drawing up an advanced care plan; and
  • revising or making a will to set out any wishes.

Reporting an estate’s value for inheritance tax

  • executor responsibilities for reporting inheritance tax due;
  • instances when the estate value still needs to be reported;
  • when does the estate value not need to be reported? and
  • how a solicitor can help guide executors.

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.

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