February 2020 | Curtis Parkinson

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Coronavirus – COVID-19: Whilst our offices remain closed, all our staff are working and our telephones are fully operational. We’re also offering meetings via video for advice on Wills, Lasting Power of Attorney or Probate and 'Drive In' appointments for Notorial services. As ever, please contact us if you have any queries. More >>

Unfairly Left Out of A Will

Unfairly Left Out of A Will

Media stories about ordinary families at war over their inheritance are commonplace. It seems it’s no longer just about celebrities and the mega-rich either. Disputes often occur in ordinary families about being unfairly left out of a Will. Many people assume they have an inalienable right to leave their cash and assets to whomever they…

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Statutory Legacy Amount to Increase

The amount a surviving spouse or civil partner can inherit (when there isn’t a Will) is set to change. Known as the statutory legacy, the limit, which was set at £250,000 in 2014, will rise to £270,000 on 6 February 2020. Statutory Legacy Limit Increase The increase has broadly been welcomed by most professionals. Nonetheless,…

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