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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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What’s a Bundle ?

Bring your bundle with you” is a common saying. It’s something that most people have heard before or maybe not at all, but what exactly IS your “bundle”? A bundle refers to the file of documents that will be reviewed by a court or tribunal during their hearing process- this could include anything from emails …

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Deputyship and the Court of Protection | Community Care Solicitors

When a person has lost their mental capacity, it can be difficult to know what the best course of action is. Lasting Powers Of Attorney grants you legal authority over your loved one’s affairs while Deputyships give them more control than just hands-on management; however, they may take longer and cost significantly more money or …

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