Estate Planning

Inheritance Tax -v- Divorce Settlement

Sismey v Salandron: Can a claim under the Inheritance Act supersede divorce settlements?

Can a claim under the Inheritance Act supersede divorce settlements? The Court has considered for the first time, whether the terms of a divorce settlement can be enforced as against a claim for reasonable provision under section 11 of the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (“the Act”). The case of Sismey v …

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Digital Assets

5 tips on how to ensure that your digital assets are included in your estate planning

5 tips on how to ensure that your digital assets are included in your estate planning Organising your assets such as land, bank accounts and jewellery is a key part of the estate planning process. However, in the ever-changing digital age, we must also consider those non-traditional assets which hold sentimental or financial value (or …

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