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Wills and Probate Blog

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Wills and Probate Blog2018-09-04T13:33:29+00:00
2910, 2018

What is contentious probate?

Disputes concerning wills and inheritance can be tricky and sensitive. When a person dies, their estate is administered in accordance with their wishes in the will. If the deceased does not have a will and dies intestate, the Intestacy Rules govern the distribution of the estate.

103, 2018

Anna Orpwood – An inspirational businesswomen

I began as a trainee solicitor in 2003 and I am now the youngest Equity Partner within the company, and currently head up the Wanstead branch. I have a mixed practice of private crime and private client work. I act for individuals and companies facing prosecution for matters from road traffic offences to health and safety at work cases. I also specialise in matters regarding wealth management, including drafting wills, powers of attorney, probate and tax planning.

110, 2017

Introducing Albert George

Edwards Duthie are very pleased to announce that Albert George has decided to join us as a Consultant

1406, 2017

Deeds of Variation

Deeds of Variation Varying the contents of a Will It has always been possible for a beneficiary under a Will to transfer his gift to someone else, but a feature of [...]

2104, 2017

Why should I make a Will?

Why should I make a Will? A carefully drafted Will can save considerable sums of money in IHT and give you peace of mind that your wishes will be carried out. [...]

2703, 2017

Is your Will up to date?

Is your Will up to date? Does your Will reflect your current circumstances? If not, then you should consider a Will Review. When you made the wise decision to arrange a [...]

2203, 2017

Life Interest Trusts

Life Interest Trusts Some useful guidance on Life Interest Trusts What is a Life Interest Trust? A life interest trust is a trust which provides that the capital and income [...]

1303, 2017

Discretionary Trusts

Discretionary Trusts A discretionary trust is a trust which provides that the capital and income are to be distributed at the Trustees discretion. The proposed beneficiaries of a Discretionary Trust are [...]

603, 2017

Court of Protection

Court of Protection The Court of Protection is the part of the Supreme Court which specifically deals with the affairs of people who are mentally incapable of making decisions for themselves. [...]

203, 2017

Guide for Attorneys

Guide for Attorneys Acting under a Power of Attorney Duties of an Attorney When acting in my role as an Attorney, what do I need to consider? In this [...]

2002, 2017

Asset Protection

Asset Protection Some useful guidance on Asset Protection With the change in the law in October 2007 most of us have got used to the idea that a complex [...]

1402, 2017

Administering an Estate

Administering an Estate Some useful guidance on what to do after the death of a loved one Following the death of a loved one, those closest will not only [...]

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