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Record number of charitable legacies left in 2015

As part of the ‘remember a charity’ awareness week, a report into the number of legacy donors was published, showing that 2015..

Government makes changes to Inheritance Tax rules for non-doms

A recent announcement by the Treasury could put an end to a permanent non-dom status for tax purposes.

Judge overturns Will after brothers challenge its validity

A High Court Judge has overturned the Will of a ‘significantly vulnerable’ man who left 95% of his estate to his carer.

Why is it important to talk about dying?

A reluctance to talk about dying, bereavement and estate planning could result in your end of life wishes not being met. 

Britain’s top billionaire avoids huge Inheritance Tax bill

The recent death of the Duke of Westminster has seen campaigners calling for the Trust system to be reformed, after it was..

I’ve been named as an executor. What does this mean?

Around six million people have experience of acting as the executor of a Will but just 4% realise that they are legally..

A quick guide to Inheritance Tax

Our quick guide explains what Inheritance Tax (IHT) is and some of the ways you can reduce this.

Going the extra mile for our customers

At Kings Court Trust, we believe that our customers deserve a dedicated personal estate manager to answer queries and offer..

Keeping your Will safe - Why is it important?

We all take care of things that we treasure; we keep our money in the bank and jewels or other valuables in a safe or..