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Transgender considerations in your Will
  • Pitmans Law
  • United Kingdom
  • January 17 2018

Any Wills that have been made since 4 April 2005 could be affected if a beneficiary has changed gender. Prior to 2005, anything that was left behind


Précisions sur le droit d’aliéner de l’usufruitier, conjoint survivant d’un auteur décédé, sous réserve de tenir informés les nus-propriétaires
  • Nomos
  • France
  • January 17 2018

Cet arrêt constitue l’une des rares décisions précisant l’étendue des droits dont dispose l’usufruitier du conjoint survivant d’un droit de propriété


The perils of an outdated will
  • RadcliffesLeBrasseur
  • United Kingdom
  • January 16 2018

The recent case of Martin v Williams concerned the right of a cohabitee to make a claim for financial provision from her partner’s estate. It serves


Planning Opportunities Under the New Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
  • Holland & Hart LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2018

In December, President Trump signed into law what is commonly referred to as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This legislation, which is mostly effective as


No right to bring Inheritance Act claim on behalf of deceased claimant
  • RadcliffesLeBrasseur
  • United Kingdom
  • January 16 2018

The case of Roberts v Fresco raised the question of whether the estate of a deceased spouse could bring a claim under the Inheritance (Provision for


Principle of mutual wills trumps widow’s 13 wills
  • RadcliffesLeBrasseur
  • United Kingdom
  • January 16 2018

Mutual wills used to be an attractive option to couples seeking peace of mind about how their combined estates would be distributed. The recent case


Landmark judgment in support of testamentary freedom - Ilott v Blue Cross & Others
  • RadcliffesLeBrasseur
  • United Kingdom
  • January 16 2018

Arguably the most prominent case of 2017 in this field is the Supreme Court judgment in Ilott v Blue Cross & Others.1 The claim concerned an


Seven Essentials of Estate Planning
  • Russell Kennedy
  • Australia
  • January 16 2018

The items which you can deal with by your Will are determined by how those items are ownedregistered. Wills can only control assets which you own


From the Sidelines to the Spotlight: The Craig Sager Estate
  • WEL Partners
  • USA
  • January 12 2018

Craig Sager was a longtime sideline reporter for Major League Baseball (“MLB”) and the National Basketball Association (“NBA”) who passed away at the


Estate and Gift Tax Consequences of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2018

On December 22, 2017 President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act which became effective January 1, 2018, although many of its provisions will