What is a cross-border Estate?

What is a cross-border Estate?

What is a cross-border Estate? When an individual dies, their assets (e.g., properties, bank accounts, investments, stocks and shares, valuable personal possessions) and their liabilities (e.g., credit cards, utility bills, personal loans, mortgages, Income Tax) are...
I am going to inherit some money…what do I do?

I am going to inherit some money…what do I do?

I am going to inherit some money…what do I do? If you are not sure what to do with inheritance, we have outlined some options available to you in this article. There are two potential situations. The first is you think that when your Mum Dad or Auntie dies, you will...
Q&A: Understanding Power of Attorney

Q&A: Understanding Power of Attorney

Q&A: Understanding Power of Attorney At Herrington Carmichael we are seeing lots more of our clients living a much longer life. The WHO (World Health Organisation) says life expectancy has increased by more than 6 years to 73.4 between 2000 and 2019, and while we...
The benefits of Estate Planning – from a parent of four

The benefits of Estate Planning – from a parent of four

The benefits of Estate Planning – from a parent of four Private Wealth Solicitors Statistics show that most parents do not have a Will or a Lasting Power of Attorney. As part of my role, I deal with probate and bereavement and I often witness first-hand the...