Playing the Generation Game: Details of Bruce Forsyth's Will revealed

Sir Bruce Forsyth sadly passed away on the 18th August 2017, leaving behind a truly remarkable legacy. Most famous for..

Why is the cost of death rising?

Past research has shown that the cost of death is soaring, with funerals becoming more expensive than ever before.  

The risks and responsibilities of an Executor or Administrator: How to avoid a hefty Inheritance Tax bill

A recent article from the Telegraph revealed how a personal representative was left with a staggering Inheritance Tax (IHT)..

What is the difference between probate and estate administration?

When someone close to you dies, it is easy to get overwhelmed by all of the tasks to be considered and the unfamiliar language..

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..