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The royal wedding: The impact of marriage and changing family structures on Wills and estate administration

Wedding bells will ring for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in a matter of weeks as the royal wedding is due to take place on..

Prince’s heirs petition mismanaged money as legal fees escalate, leaving little to pass on

The legal battle over Prince’s estate continues almost two years after the death of the iconic musician. Now, three of his..

Bereavement damages only for married couples could be a thing of the past

In a recent court case, only awarding damages to a married partner was ruled to be in breach of the European Convention on..

Disputes over inheritance – ‘Modern life’ to blame?

A record number of inheritance disputes are reaching the High Court despite rising court costs and the risk involved with..

Does the legal sector need to be more transparent about pricing?

Last week, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) published two pieces of research supporting the movement to encourage..

New year, new Will?

As you reflect back on 2017, it is a good opportunity to evaluate if there have been changes to your life which could..

What ever happened to the government’s new ‘death tax’?

In February 2017, the government announced plans to introduce a tiered fee for obtaining the grant of probate upon death based..

In the news: Estate decimated by legal fees

The Times, dated 4th November 2017, reported that a couple were faced with an exorbitant legal bill of £115,000 which was..

Sir Bruce Forsyth - playing the Generation Game

Sir Bruce’s public and private legacies - an example to us all?

As Strictly returns with a moving tribute to its most famous..