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How Do Marriage and Divorce Affect a Will?

Marriage and divorce both have a significant impact on your Will. If you marry, then your current Will could be revoked, meaning you’ll need to make a new one. If[...]

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Providing for a Vulnerable Beneficiary in a Will

You can provide for a vulnerable beneficiary in your Will by creating a Trust. This is often preferrable to leaving money with another relative, as it provides greater protection and[...]

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How to Sell a Probate Property

Selling a Probate property is very similar to selling any other type of residential property. The main difference is that you cannot complete the sale until a Grant has been[...]

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What to Do If Your Commercial Lease is Due to Expire

If your commercial lease is due to expire then you have two options available: either remain in situ or vacate the premises. The way you execute your decision depends on[...]

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How to Make a Lasting Power of Attorney

To make a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) in England and Wales, you need to fill in the necessary forms and register your LPA with the Office of the Public[...]

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What to Consider When Renting a Commercial Property

There’s a lot to consider when renting a commercial property. This doesn’t just extend to the look and space of the premises; you need to be aware of any hidden[...]

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Probate: Frequently Asked Questions

If your loved one has recently died, then you may have come across the term ‘Probate’. Most people don’t encounter the Probate process until a friend or family member passes[...]

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Are Christmas Gifts Exempt from Inheritance Tax?

Christmas gifts can be exempt from inheritance tax. It all depends on who receives the gift and how much the gift is worth. Gifts and inheritance tax A gift is[...]

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Buying Commercial Property at Auction

Buying a commercial property at auction is different to buying a commercial property on the open market. It requires more planning and preparation, meaning you will need to instruct a[...]

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