Gill Steel, from LawSkills, reviews the book A Modern Approach to Wills, Administration and Estate Planning (5th Edition) by Whitehouse and King.
Despite splitting up with George Michael over a decade ago and being left out of his will, his former partner has persevered in claiming from his £97m estate.
Unadministered Estates: What to do/How to go about administering an estate where death was several years ago and nothing has been done since?
As practitioners, we are aware that when someone dies they will leave an estate that needs to be dealt with. However, those who lived with the deceased might not be as concerned as a practitioner.
Introduced by s.10 Finance Act 2008, and effective from 9 October 2007, the transferable nil rate band (TNRB) was expected to sound the “death knoll” for the use of nil rate band (NRB) legacies [...]