Month: July 2020

Legal Cases

Statutory Wills During COVID-19

As the world grapples with the implications of a global health pandemic, many have turned their minds to estate planning and will-making. The recent Certainty Expert Webinar from Tom Dumont QC, Barrister, Radcliffe Chambers titled ‘Execution of Wills, especially in a Lockdown’ highlighted the very real challenges faced by prospective donors in the current climate. […]Read More

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Keeping Your Finger On The Pulse

Keeping up to date with changes in legislation is critical when dealing with estate planning clients and their financial affairs. Our Webinars are designed to not only keep you abreast of what you can offer to your clients to achieve their estate planning aims, but to also keep you informed of anything you need to […]Read More

Wills & Probate

No Children, No Allowance? Not If We Can Help It!

The Residence Nil Rate Band: At current rates, everybody has an individual initial Inheritance Tax allowance of £325,000.00 that applies against their Estate. Anything up to this amount is passed to your beneficiaries’ tax free. It doesn’t matter what assets your Estate consists of, or who you pass it to, the allowance simply applies. In […]Read More

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Bankruptcy Overseas – A Probate Solicitor’s Responsibility

By Andrew Ritson, Finders International’s Legal Support Services manager Probate solicitors will be used to dealing with beneficiaries and it is important for the estate’s personal representatives (PRs) that due diligence is carried out in all scenarios. It is the PR’s responsibility to know and check the financial status of the beneficiaries before an estate […]Read More

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Webinar: Intestacies – The Risks & Opportunities

Enhance your knowledge of how to deal with an intestate estate by joining Title Research’s next webinar. On Wednesday 5th August at 12pm, Title Research’s Technical Manager, Simon Barber, will provide an in-depth overview of intestacy, covering the risks and opportunities. In 45 minutes, Simon will cover: Why intestacies occur Intestacy rules A step-by-step walk-through of a family […]Read More

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Introducing The Summer 2020 Edition Of Entitlement From Title Research

The summer 2020 edition of Entitlement, Title Research’s quarterly news digest, is now available for legal professionals to download completely free of charge. Entitlement is a digital magazine produced by the genealogy and asset repatriation specialists, Title Research. It is released every quarter and features informative and insightful articles, all written by experts in the […]Read More

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