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Sir Bruce Forsyth - playing the Generation Game

on Sep 20, 2017 9:12:16 AM By | Kings Court Trust | Blog Inheritance Tax
Sir Bruce’s public and private legacies - an example to us all? As Strictly returns with a moving tribute to its most famous host, Sir Bruce Forsyth, we were able to look back at the career of a true gentleman and showbiz legend. Although he had not presented the show for last couple of series, his sad passing at 89, leaves a truly remarkable legacy behind, which will be remembered by the public for years to come.
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9/10 customers would recommend us to a loved one

on Jan 28, 2016 9:00:00 AM By | Kings Court Trust | Blog KCT Kings Court Trust
The customer is at the heart of everything we do here at Kings Court Trust.  Client satisfaction surveys from 2015 show that our customers are reaping the rewards of this approach, with over 90% reporting that they would recommend us to a loved one.
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Merry Christmas From Kings Court Trust

on Dec 21, 2015 9:00:00 AM By | Kings Court Trust | Blog KCT
Everyone at Kings Court Trust wishes our clients and business partners a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year.
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The Responsibilities of Becoming an Executor

on Sep 7, 2015 9:00:00 AM By | Kings Court Trust | Blog Executors KCT
Here at Kings Court Trust (KCT), we are often asked about the responsibilities of becoming an executor and what this actually entails. 
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Kings Court Trust Helps to Develop Government Framework for New Probate Apprenticeship

on Aug 27, 2015 9:00:00 AM By | Kings Court Trust | Blog KCT Probate
Kings Court Trust, one of the UK’s leading estate administration specialists, has played a key role in the creation of a new probate apprenticeship that aims to provide increased career opportunities for young people within the legal services sector.
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What Not to Do When Estate Planning

With new Inheritance Tax (IHT) rules having been announced as part of the Government’s summer Budget, estate planning and the way in which assets are managed are in the news once again. IHT should be a prime consideration when planning how your estate is distributed and the recent rule changes are likely to lead to a number of people re-thinking their Wills should their estates be effected.
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What Exactly is a Will?

on Mar 23, 2015 9:00:00 AM By | Kings Court Trust | Blog Will
The majority of people know that they should have a Will, but a lot of people don’t know exactly what a Will is and how it works. The actual process of writing a Will is a relatively straightforward and inexpensive one. Yet despite this, the majority of people in the UK die without a Will in place.
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First Steps After a Death

on Feb 16, 2015 9:00:00 AM By | Kings Court Trust | Blog Death
Coping with the death of someone close to you is undoubtedly a stressful experience.  Not understanding what to do after a death, or in what order, can bring an extra burden to the grievance process. This is especially true if it is the first time you have had to deal with a death. Below is some useful and practical information about the initial steps to take following a death.
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Case Study: 'Wills on Fire!'

on Jan 20, 2015 9:00:00 AM By | Kings Court Trust | Will Writing Blog Case Study Wills
Sometimes we get some really unusual cases here at Kings Court Trust; the outcome is sometimes a complete surprise to us. For example, what happens in the event of a will being destroyed?
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