The High Court has provided some useful guidelines on what is required for a person’s statements to be legally classed as ‘deathbed gifts’ in inheritance cases. The court was asked to determine the proper distribution of the estate of a married couple. The wife died in January 2019 of cancer and the husband died of
The Machins ‘Wills at Work’ scheme works with local businesses and their employees to help provide the time to create their will during the working day.
The service is completely free to employers and aims to;
- Provide a unique opportunity to fix a convenient date and time when we can visit your business
- Arrange private appointments with individual employees to discuss their personal circumstances regarding making a will, outline how we can help them and what the costs will be
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Presentation slides from the webinar ‘Executors and Trustees – do you know what you are doing?’ which took place on Wednesday 7th April 2021
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A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a document under which you can give authority to someone to make decisions on your behalf even after you have lost mental capacity. Read this helpful guide to understand the different types of LPAs.
There are a number of things to be done following the death of a relative or friend and many of them are straight-forward administrative tasks but they are all important.