Mondaq UK: Family and Matrimonial
Brodies LLP
When you write your will it is important to be sure who owns the land and buildings used by your farm business. Ownership will affect the inheritance of your assets and the tax charged on your death.
Brodies LLP
I will be attending the annual meeting of the International Academy of Family Lawyers in Reykjavik this week, where I will be meeting and learning from leading family lawyers throughout the world.
Withers LLP
A mutual will is one which cannot be changed and may even restrict a person's freedom to deal with his or her property (referred to in the Will) during their lifetime.
Withers LLP
A 31 year old estranged daughter has been awarded £30,000 out of her father's modest estate despite her father's clear wishes and the intended beneficiary's own financial difficulties
Withers LLP
HMRC and the ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) have provided useful information on how personal representatives should report what has been paid to beneficiaries...
Brodies LLP
The recent decision in the case of X and Y demonstrates starkly that care must be taken with ‘pre-printed' trust deeds.
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
Individuals sometimes lose mental capacity. This may be the result of a long-term degenerative process, or it may happen unexpectedly or suddenly, maybe as a result of an accident.
Withers LLP
The Court of Appeal found no grounds to justify overturning the trial judge's decision and the wife has now been granted permission to appeal to the Supreme Court.
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
Trusts often crop up in divorce cases involving substantial wealth.
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
Sadly, separated parents often fall out over holidays.
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
Family judges are well used to making decisions regulating a child's upbringing, for example determining where a child should live and how much time he or she should spend with each parent.
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
Over 30 years ago Resolution, formerly known as the Solicitors Family Law Association (SFLA), was set up by a number of enlightened, forward thinking individuals.
Deloitte
When family enterprises undergo successful and sustainable change during times of generational transition, we find that there are three important phases that they must go through, which we refer to...
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
England is rightly proud of its judicial history. For many, it is a wonderful place to litigate, but for others this is not the case.
Withers LLP
In the debate over the right to privacy versus the ‘public right to know', public (or at least press) opinion has swung firmly in favour of the latter
Jordans Limited
As previously covered in a blog on the fundamentals of succession planning, nothing really beats consistently-maintained succession planning that is begun early in the company's life.
Goodman Derrick LLP
It is estimated that approximately 40% of people over 18 die without making a Will. To try and address this alarming statistic the Law Commission has this month launched a consultation proposing an overhaul of the current law on Wills.
Withers LLP
Both parents represented themselves during the hearing, and the boy (who was given the name Sam for the purposes of the hearing) gave evidence on the first day
Expatriate Law
In a series of new podcasts, solicitors and barristers from Expatriate Law will interview leading family lawyers from other jurisdictions around the world.
Withers LLP
The length of the marriage matters. That is the message from the Court of Appeal in Sharp.
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Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
Bircham Dyson Bell recently acted for the Claimants in the case of Butler and Butler v Butler and Butler [2016] EWHC 1793 (Ch) concerning a dispute between the four children of the late Sir Michael Butler GCMG ...
Deloitte
When family enterprises undergo successful and sustainable change during times of generational transition, we find that there are three important phases that they must go through, which we refer to...
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
Trusts often crop up in divorce cases involving substantial wealth.
Withers LLP
Problems had arisen as, from 6 April 2016, a personal savings and dividend allowance was introduced for individuals...
Withers LLP
In the debate over the right to privacy versus the ‘public right to know', public (or at least press) opinion has swung firmly in favour of the latter
Jordans Limited
As previously covered in a blog on the fundamentals of succession planning, nothing really beats consistently-maintained succession planning that is begun early in the company's life.
Brodies LLP
The recent decision in the case of X and Y demonstrates starkly that care must be taken with ‘pre-printed' trust deeds.
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
England is rightly proud of its judicial history. For many, it is a wonderful place to litigate, but for others this is not the case.
Withers LLP
The Court of Appeal found no grounds to justify overturning the trial judge's decision and the wife has now been granted permission to appeal to the Supreme Court.
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
Over 30 years ago Resolution, formerly known as the Solicitors Family Law Association (SFLA), was set up by a number of enlightened, forward thinking individuals.
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