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Law Commission review of the law of Wills

Law Commission review of the law of Wills

Law Commission review of the law of Wills Wills Solicitors The Law Commission is a body that reviews law in this country and puts forward recommendations for change. Currently it has two ongoing projects that touch on the work of the Private Wealth and Inheritance...
Commonwealth Resealing – Is my Will legal in the UK?

Commonwealth Resealing – Is my Will legal in the UK?

Commonwealth Resealing – Is my Will legal in the UK? In order to prove an overseas Will in the UK it is generally necessary to prove that the Will complies with the internal law of the country in which the Will was made and or of the country in which the maker...
Should I get married for tax reasons?

Should I get married for tax reasons?

Should I get married for tax reasons? Traditionally the emphatic answer to this question was NO. But in recent years we have seen the increase in the number of long-term relationships where there is no marriage or civil partnership, coupled with an increasing number...
Update: Registering a Trust with HMRC’s Online TRS

Update: Registering a Trust with HMRC’s Online TRS

Update: Registering a Trust with HMRC’s Online TRS As part of the UK government’s implementation of the 5th EU Money Laundering Directive almost all Trusts are required to be registered with HMRC using the Online Trust Registration Service (TRS). Online Trust...
What is a Trust

What is a Trust

What is a Trust Broadly speaking, a Trust is an arrangement under which property i.e. land, cash, investments, or some sort of rights such as copyrights, is held by a person or organisation on behalf of one or more people.  The people holding the property are called...