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The role of the ‘sandwich generation’
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 23 2018

Whether it’s coronation chicken on sliced granary or a gluten free Victoria sponge, no sandwich works without the all-important filling! Approximately


Getting personal - protecting your personal assets
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • April 23 2018

Our modern, globalised society offers huge opportunity and reward, but also exposes us to risks that our forebears didn’t face when providing for


Disputes over the division of your remains: where do courts draw the line in the ashes?
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • April 19 2018

Deciding how to dispose of a person’s body after death can be an emotionally charged time for many families, whose members may have diverging views


Non-UK domiciliaries: Inheritance tax issues and opportunities
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 19 2018

This note is intended as an introduction to inheritance tax (IHT) issues that need to be considered where a “non-dom” (an individual domiciled


Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 - an update
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 18 2018

In the latest high profile case relating to the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (1975 Act) a 79 year old lady, Joan


Farmer's daughter wins in proprietary estoppel claim
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 18 2018

The High Court has ordered that the daughter of a Yeovil farmer should receive £1,17m from her father’s estate worth approximately £2.5m. The content


Can a Frivolous Will Challenge Be Stopped?
  • Lerners LLP
  • Canada
  • April 18 2018

In Ontario, the Court has recently emphasized that a cultural shift is necessary in Will challenges to prevent disgruntled relatives who are excluded


Will the EU Succession Regulation (Brussels IV) affect your estate, even after Brexit?
  • Taylor Vinters LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • April 16 2018

With increasing numbers of us owning assets abroad as well as at home, it’s more important than ever to consider our financial affairs from more than


James v James: capacity and estoppel trespassing on testamentary wishes
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 12 2018

The test for testamentary capacity has received significant attention recently; most notably, as part of the Law Commission’s consultation on


I don't need a Will
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 12 2018

"I don't need a Will..." Granted, this opinion seems to be held by the majority of the UK, with statistics suggesting that around 60 of the adult