A recent English case has highlighted the importance of taking professional advice when preparing your Will.
Raymond White was diagnosed with terminal cancer in 2010. Shortly before his death, he instructed a firm of solicitors to draw up…
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Succession for unmarried couples has come under the spotlight after a recent landmark decision by the UK Supreme Court which considered the pension entitlement of a cohabitee.
Miss Brewster cohabited with her partner, Mr McLellan, for 10…
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Inheritance tax (IHT) paid by UK families has topped £5bn a year for the first time in history.
People often assume that IHT only applies to the very rich, but a record number of middle-class families are affected as a result of soaring…
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Miller Hendry’s £4645 boost for Will Aid scheme
After taking part in the most recent Will Aid campaign, Miller Hendry raised £4645 for nine of the UK’s best loved charities – SCIAF (Scotland), ActionAid, Age UK, British Red Cross, Christian…
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Brisbane Supreme Court, Australia recently decided that an unsent text message detailing how a man wished for his estate to be divided was a valid Will. Could this be a turning point leading to digital Wills being accepted in Scotland?
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The Government has recently carried out research to gain information on how much people with business and agricultural interests know about the Inheritance Tax (IHT) reliefs available to them.
The research found that, for the vast majority,…
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All title deeds regarding ownership of land in Scotland must be registered with Registers of Scotland in Edinburgh. Currently, there are two registers. The Register of Sasines began in the 17th century and was the first land register in the…
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In late 2017, a retired English judge Denzil Lush made highly publicised remarks about the risks of granting an English Power of Attorney. Mr Lush commented that he would never grant a lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) over his financial affairs,…
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