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The government move forward with changes to probate fees

On the 5th of November 2018, an update on probate fees was provided by Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Ministry..

Rock star or not, everyone needs a Will

The death of David Bowie last month caused a generation to mourn the loss of one of the world's most charismatic musical..

The risk of miscalculating your Inheritance Tax - You could be branded a criminal

Ordinary individuals inheriting assets from overseas could risk criminal charges if they miscalculate the tax owed, reports..

UK Councils pick up £1.7m bill for so-called 'paupers funerals'

The BBC has reported that the cost of public health funerals, also known as paupers’ funerals, has risen by almost 30% to..

Banks change limits on monetary releases following death

Following sustained and increasingly vocal lobbying from customers and consumer groups, a number of leading UK banks have..

Kings Court Trust Helps to Develop Government Framework for New Probate Apprenticeship

Kings Court Trust, one of the UK’s leading estate administration specialists, has played a key role in the creation of a new..

Unregulated probate providers a risk to elderly individuals

We came across this piece of news recently in the Lincolnshire Echo, but whilst this is a regional story the topic is one of..

Probate lawyer wins revolutionary Inheritance case

We came across this story in the Birmingham Post a few days ago and, due to its landmark status as an inheritance case,..

KCT have been keeping a keen eye on the news lately, looking out for when the first alternative business structure (ABS) able to..