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Protecting legacies for Protected Parties

United Kingdom - December 15 2020 Generally, disabled people tend to have limited life chances and income. As such an inheritance can be life changing. However, many such people are…

Changing approaches to capacity in relation to Wills

United Kingdom - November 23 2020 Much of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 involved a restatement of common law principles. However, in the test for capacity the law makers sought to…

Getting Your Legacy Quickly. Interim Distributions from Estates

United Kingdom - August 5 2020 Even in more certain times, many of us from time to time are in urgent need for a cash injection. This may be due to a drop in income or unexpected…

Legacies for Carers

United Kingdom - June 9 2020 Official figures indicate that there are around 7m carers in the UK - that is 1 in 10 people. This is a figure that is rising and some estimate that…

The Ungrateful Dead - Death of an Unloving One

United Kingdom - May 26 2020 It is a truth commonly acknowledged that on the death of a wealthy man, [person] close relatives will have an expectation of a legacy. Case law…