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Scarle v Scarle: inheritance dispute upholds presumption that oldest is deemed to have died first

August 15th, 2019

The recently decided case of Scarle v Scarle highlights the...

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PPI Deadline Fast Approaching For Personal Representatives Of An Estate To Make Claims

August 6th, 2019

The claims deadline for mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI) is...

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Lasting Power of Attorney – A Short Guide

February 19th, 2019

What Is Lasting Power of Attorney? Many people consider how...

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October 30th, 2018

The Legal 500 is a prominent and highly regarded directory...

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Electronic Wills and Reform- A Digital Future?

February 28th, 2018

With over 40% of people in England and Wales dying...

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We need to talk about… inheritance

October 23rd, 2017

Recent research has revealed that the issue of inheritance is...

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Ministry of Justice to repay powers of attorney overcharges

July 24th, 2017

On the first April 2017, the Office of the Public...

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Probate fees set to increase for high value estates

March 7th, 2017

Probate fees set to increase for high value estates It...

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Young adults increasingly dependent on inheritances

February 22nd, 2017

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has reported that inherited...

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Lasting Powers of Attorney? What is that?

September 5th, 2016

Our Head of Department for Wills, Probate and Life Planning,...

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Digital Wills: How to look after your virtual assets

August 24th, 2016

Virtual Assets – What are they? How many of us have dared to google ourselves?  Were you pleasantly surprised by what you saw or did the past come back to...

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Welcome Lisa!

June 20th, 2016

We are pleased to announce that earlier this month, we...

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Controlling the cost of care fees

March 6th, 2014

With the majority of people now expected to see their 80th birthday, the costs of accommodation and personal care are becoming an ever-increasing issue. Most people would expect to contribute...

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Lasting Powers of Attorney are not just for the elderly

February 21st, 2014

Following Michael Schumacher’s recent accident, Karen Quilter offers a reminder of the benefits of putting an LPA in place, whatever your age The 2013/14 Ski-ing Season began with the terrible news...

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