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DIY Probate - Did You Know…?

on Jan 22, 2013 9:00:00 AM By | Kings Court Trust | Blog DIY Probate Executors Personal Liability
Are you the Personal Representative (PR) of someone’s estate?
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Why is Executor Choice Important?

Having a Will in place is essential to ensure your property and assets are distributed according to your wishes after you pass away. It is also important to carefully choose the Executor(s) of your Will.
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DIYers - Beware of Tax Penalties for Innacuracy

Grace Li is Tax Manager at Kings Court Trust and explains what it means to be the Personal Representative of someone’s estate and what you should be aware of when it comes to submitting Inheritance Tax (IHT) forms and other documents to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).
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DIY Probate Uncovered

As consumers, we are forever looking for a bargain – perhaps especially these days - and the world of estate administration is no exception. Some people are capable of administering a deceased parent’s, or spouse's, estate without professional assistance – although anyone contemplating this should be alive to the pitfalls that await the unwary - the cost of probate provided by a professional is often small in relation to the stress created, and time needed, in even a simple case. In this article I will show, based on my experience, some of the things you will need to be aware of, should you decide to administer an estate yourself.
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