Month: October 2019

Fraud Regulation Wills & Probate Market

Final Roundtable Of 2019 Discusses ‘Three Big People Problems’ Firms

Today’s Wills and Probate is excited to host the upcoming and final Roundtable event of 2019, sponsored by Executor Solutions, taking place on 12th November at Shakespeare Martineau in Milton Keynes. Past roundtable events have covered all the pertinent issues affecting the wills and probate sector in 2019 including the changes to the Wills Notification […]Read More

Wills & Probate Market

To Stop Those Claims Creeping Up On You… Who You

Countrywide Legacy’s legal document drafting system offers maximum protection for both your Will writing business and your client! We are constantly being told by contentious probate solicitors that Will disputes are increasing, and there has never been a greater need for protecting your clients’ Wills against future claims and your business. Are you serious about […]Read More

Wills & Probate Market

Supermen Webinar 59 – Case Studies Part 2 – Planning

The definitive webinar for clients with “one rental” property right the way up to those with 20+ and anywhere in between… Webinar Agenda: Declarations of Trust for “income management” Gifting strategies Gifting away and keeping the rent Dealing with the properties on death Trusts of Land Mitigating the 45% income tax charge on rental properties […]Read More

Firms & People Regulation Wills & Probate Market

Client Suicide And The Responsibility Of The Will Writer

What happens if your client discloses their reason for writing a will is to end their own life? When trapped between an ethical and legal juxtaposition of informing relevant parties and ensuring confidentiality, how should a legal service practitioner respond? Earlier this month, Belgian Paralympian, Marieke Vervoort, made the decision to end her life through […]Read More

Insight Professional Indemnity

Accessing the Truth

Sometimes, as in life generally, you need to dig a bit deeper in order to discover the truth.  This was certainly true of a Scottish claim, which the DUAL Asset team recently settled. The policy was taken out in August 2017 via the DUAL Asset online system, ‘My Defective Title Shop’.  The system is bespoke and unique […]Read More

Charitable Legacies Wills & Probate Market

Predictions Of Legacies In Wills And In-Memory Giving In 2045

A new report which investigates the future of legacy and in-memory giving sector reveals charitable bequeaths and in-memory giving will double in 25 years. In advance of the launch of its report ‘Giving Tomorrow: Legacy and In-Memory 2045’ at the Institute of Fundraising‘s Legacy Fundraising conference in London today, Legacy Foresight, the leading analysts of […]Read More