Many would argue that the new RNRB (Residence Nil Rate Band) which is effective for deaths on or after 6 April 2017 places massive pressure on the professional adviser. For example, all Wills [...]
The deceased was the sole shareholder and director of a cleaning company. How could the company carry on its business effectively after his death, when the Articles of Association did not give [...]
District Judge Eldergill has ruled on eighteen applications made by the Public Guardian for a number of provisions made in Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) to be severed. One of the cases was:
The appellant, Mr O’Donnell, owned several properties which he had mortgaged. After being adversely affected by the financial crisis of 2008, the mortgagor bank called for immediate repayment of [...]
Disputes relating to a Will, estate, trust or the financial affairs of the elderly and infirm are on the increase. Why is this and what are the possible solutions should a conflict arise?
Placing section 27 Trustee Act notices is an effective way of protecting yourself against unknown claims. Advertising agencies such as Courts have existed since the early 1800s, but with only a [...]