Why Make a Will?

Why Make a Will?

1. Avoid Intestacy rules 2. Tax planning 3. Choose your Executors and Trustees 4. Funeral instructions 5. Peace of mind   1. Avoid Intestacy rules There are many reasons why it is sensible to make a Will. First and foremost, in the absence of a validly executed...
How to make a Will

How to make a Will

1. Instructing a solicitor 2. Information we require 3. Signing 4. Updating 5. Storage   1. Instructing a solicitor A Will is an important document which must comply with certain legal requirements to ensure it is validly executed. This should dissuade people...
Inheritance Tax

Inheritance Tax

A. EXEMPT TRANSFERS Provided these gifts satisfy the following conditions they are completely exempt from Inheritance Tax.   1. Small Gifts A Donor may make any number of gifts of up to a total of £250 each gift per fiscal year free of all Inheritance Tax. The...
Digital Afterlife

Digital Afterlife

Digital afterlife Most people, when making their Wills, do not give digital assets any thought. However, the majority of people in the UK own some sort of digital asset, be it an online bank account, photographs stored online, an email account, or an account with a...