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Probate fees set to soar: time to contact your solicitor?

Probate fees set to soar: time to contact your solicitor?

Probate court fees are set to soar for many people, with a new banded fee system likely to be introduced in May 2017.

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Charities win legal battle with woman excluded from mother's will

Charities win legal battle with woman excluded from mother's will

The Supreme Court has overturned a decision to award a woman £163,000 from her late mother’s estate. The bulk of the money will go to three charities.

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Do I really need a solicitor? Homemade will trouble

Do I really need a solicitor? Homemade will trouble

Real-life wills case studies where failing to seek solicitor advice has caused clients problems.

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Do I really need a solicitor? Will dilemmas

Do I really need a solicitor? Will dilemmas

Real-life wills case studies where failing to seek solicitor advice has caused clients problems.

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Guidance on new IHT-free family home allowance

Guidance on new IHT-free family home allowance

HMRC has issued guidance on the IHT-free allowance for family homes bequeathed to direct descendants on or after 6 April 2017.

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