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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 happens if you die without making a Will ?

In some cases, people die without creating a Will. In such instances, they are described as having died ‘intestate’, meaning that the estate of the deceased person will now be distributed in accordance with the law and rules of intestacy. In England and Wales by leaving a Will that clearly states exactly who you wish …

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