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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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What is a Grant of Probate?

A Grant of Probate is a legal document that is issued by the Probate Registry after someone’s death. It gives a person (or group of people) the authority to administer[...]

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Probate: What to Do When Someone Dies

When someone dies, you need to check whether or not the deceased had a valid Will in place. If so, you need to contact the people named as ‘Executors’, as[...]

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Duties of an Executor

If a friend or family members names you as their Executor, you are responsible for winding up their affairs after their death. This might not sound too difficult, but in[...]

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A Short Guide To Probate

What happens to your Will after you die?  Guide to Probate So your Will is in place – but the legal process is still far from over. The deceased estate[...]

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