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April was Stress Awareness Month. The complex processes and terminology involved with probate and estate administration can cause a lot of stress for your clients. To ease these worries, Kings Court Trust has been sharing

The fee for applying for a Grant of Probate in England and Wales is set to rise in May 2024. Currently, it costs £273 per application as per The Non-Contentious Probate Fees Order 2004. The

According to data from the Ministry of Justice, Will disputes are on the rise. Statistics demonstrate that in 2016 there were 145 reported inheritance disputes, versus 195 in 2023. This data could represent only a

So many of us live significant parts of our lives in the digital world – whether that’s by using various social media accounts to store photos or videos, communicating with others via blogs, apps, or

On Wednesday 27th March at 1pm, join Kings Court Trust for an overview of how blended families inherit. What is a blended family? A blended family is formed when two people come together and bring

The period after the death of a loved one is a difficult time; and many people prefer to avoid thinking about it in advance. There are many challenges to consider; not only the emotional difficulties,

When estate planning or dealing with the estate of someone who has died, your clients may have to consider Inheritance Tax (IHT). This process can be confusing, especially for those who have never dealt with

Most people don’t like to think about what will happen after their deaths, leading many to die without leaving a Will. Subsequently, this can cause a lot of stress for those dealing with the estate

Are you a professional in the Wills, financial planning, estate planning, or funerals sector? Partner with Kings Court Trust in 2024 and expand your service offering to include probate and estate administration. Founded in 2002,

On Wednesday 31st January at 1pm, join Kings Court Trust for an overview of Inheritance Tax (IHT) and gifting. Technical Manager Nigel Merchant will cover: Considering an estate’s IHT position IHT payment and forms What

Kings Court Trust’s latest blog provides an overview of updates, announcements, and stories from 2023, as well as the ongoing discussions that could affect professionals and their clients in 2024. The article covers: The 2023

On Wednesday 13th December at 1pm, join Kings Court Trust for a recap of the key changes, topics, and industry movements in the Wills and probate sector over the past year. Technical Manager Nigel Merchant

It’s a challenging time for your clients when a loved one passes away and their estate is being administered. However, this period can be made even more difficult when the Personal Representative of the deceased’s

For your clients, selecting the Executors of their Will can be a difficult decision. They may have questions about who to appoint and the restrictions in place. To answer their frequently asked questions, Kings Court

When choosing their Executor(s), your clients may consider naming a professional. To help them understand the next steps and available options, Kings Court Trust’s blog covers the role of an Executor and points to consider

On Wednesday 22nd November at 1pm, Kings Court Trust’s Technical Manager, Nigel Merchant, and Technical Expert, Vicki Keepen, will provide an overview of Trusts in Wills. In addition to case studies and pointers on how

A codicil is a legal document that can modify an existing Will without the need to draft an entirely new one. To aid discussions about this topic with your clients, Kings Court Trust’s latest blog

Kings Court Trust’s next webinar on Wednesday 25th October at 1pm is free to join. During the session, Technical Manager Nigel Merchant will provide an overview of Business and Agricultural Relief for estates that include

When dealing with probate and estate administration, you and your clients may come across the term excepted estate. It’s important for your clients to understand whether they’re dealing with an excepted estate, as it can

Kings Court Trust partners with Will Writers, Financial Advisers, Estate Planners, and Funeral Directors to provide award-winning probate and estate administration services to their clients. Their unique partnership model enables professionals to expand their service

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