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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..

As an executor, am I personally liable?

The short answer is ‘yes’.  

What’s involved in the estate administration process?

Estate administration (sometimes referred to as Probate or Confirmation in Scotland) is the process of dealing with a person’s..

What happens to your estate if you die without a Will?

It is estimated that around two thirds of the British public do not have a Will.  If they die without making one, they are..

First steps after death

Following a bereavement, there are a number of tasks that need to be considered and completed. This can make an already..

How to deal with Trusts in Wills

Many Wills may have a Trust written into them but there is often confusion surrounding the reasons why it has been included..