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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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Make your Wills and LPA's

Millions of pensioners are still without Wills or LPAs

Experts have reminded the British public of the importance of making arrangements in case of death or lack of capacity. This comes off the back of latest research which has shown that millions of pensioners do not have Wills or Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) in place. According to a recent study conducted by retirement …

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The importance of updating Will for married couples ?

A recent court case has emphasised the significance of married couples having Wills which makes provision for unusual life events. See below news update from our Will writing service in Enfield team. In this case, Mrs Margaret Bailey died of cancer in February 2019 and her husband Alan passed away three months later in unexpected …

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