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Do Funds In A Joint Account Pass Automatically To The Survivor?
Jessica Cousins, Solicitor in the Private Client team answers a readers question in Choice Magazine published on 1 February 2017.
UK
15 Feb 2017
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A Family Affair
With 42 per cent of marriages ending in divorce, it is important when advising wealthy clients to put mechanisms in place to protect family assets. Jenny Cutts and Rosie Schumm provide a guide.
UK
10 Oct 2016
3
Unfairly Cut Out Of A Will? Here's What You Need To Know
You don't need to just 'let it be', the 1975 Act is there to protect against victims of vindictive spouses or parents, write Caroline Cook and Katie Turney.
UK
10 Oct 2016
4
Why The Probate Fee Is Yet Another ‘Stealth' Tax On Wealth
The government's proposed changes to probate fees would be a bitter pill for many HNWs to swallow, say Jenny Cutts and Caroline Cook in Spear's Magazine.
UK
2 Sep 2016
5
How To Avoid Family Breakdown Over Heirlooms
Wealthy families should not overlook the emotional and legal complexities involved in the disposal of their valuables, write Ann Stanyer and Andrew O'Keeffe.
UK
10 Aug 2016
6
Inheritance Tax Planning Under The Spotlight
One of the Government's recent initiatives to clamp down on tax avoidance is their consultation on the Disclosure of Tax Avoidance Schemes ("DOTAS") regime published on 20 April 2016 ("the Consultation").
UK
19 Jul 2016
7
How Does Brexit Affect Your Assets In The EU?
The unexpected result in the Brexit Referendum has led to much uncertainty. How long will our European friends and colleagues be able to remain in the UK?
UK
12 Jul 2016
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DNA Testing Resolves Scottish Baronetcy Succession Dispute
The Privy Council has ruled that DNA evidence can be accepted to uphold a man's claim to succeed to the baronetcy of Pringle of Stichill.
UK
4 Jul 2016
9
How Can I Ensure My Children Inherit Equally?
A well-drawn up Will can ensure that your assers pass evenly to your son and daughter; the problem is how it will happen in practical terms if the majority of your assets are tied up in your sons property.
UK
1 Jul 2016
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How To Ensure "Heritage Assets" Don't Become A Tax Curse
The idea of owning fabulous art works will appeal to many but what happens to descendants who might be faced with a large inheritance tax bill?
UK
14 Jun 2016
11
Disputes Over A Will - The Lynda Bellingham Case
Andrew O'Keeffe discusses how you can safeguard your will against possible disputes using the recent case of Lynda Bellingham in Wealth Briefing.
UK
29 Apr 2016
12
Wealth Planning For Entrepreneurs
The founders of SwiftKey (a British technology company) recently agreed to sell their London-based business to Microsoft for £174 million ($247 million).
UK
18 Apr 2016
13
Probate Fees Hike: Wedlake Bell Response
On 18 February 2016 the government announced proposals to dramatically increase the costs of applying for a grant of probate.
UK
7 Apr 2016
14
Proposed Probate Fees Hike
The government has announced proposals to dramatically increase the costs of applying for a Grant of Representation ("Probate").
UK
14 Mar 2016
15
The Dangers Of DIY Wills
The popularity of DIY will kits has arguably led to a significant increase in work for contentious probate solicitors.
UK
10 Mar 2016
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Caring For Elderly Family Members: Out Of Pocket, Out Of Mind?
It is not uncommon for family members to care for an elderly or incapacitated relative instead of using commercial care, often giving up or reducing their employment as a result.
UK
2 Feb 2016
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Do I Need A Discretionary Trust In My Will?
When it comes to writing a Will, clients very often, quite understandably, want their Will to be as simple and as straightforward as possible.
UK
20 Jan 2016
18
A Time Of Change
The Chancellor's Summer Budget on 8 July 2015 was a full Budget in terms of content for wealth management practitioners.
UK
20 Jan 2016
19
Parents Are Initiating Pre-Nups To Protect Family Wealth
The Law Society has recently reported that family lawyers have observed a notable rise in enquiries regarding pre-nups.
UK
4 Dec 2015
20
Cohabiting Couples - Have You Any Rights?
Caroline Cook, a senior associate in the Private Client team at Wedlake Bell, discusses how cohabiting couples are not always entitled to the same tax breaks and inheritance rights as spouses and civil partners.
UK
3 Dec 2015
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