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Leading estate administration provider relocates to Bristol

on Nov 22, 2016 11:55:58 AM By | Kings Court Trust |
Kings Court Trust, one of the UK’s leading estate administration providers, has relocated its office to Bristol this week. 
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Women took advantage of her husband’s Alzheimer’s to disinherit their son

on Nov 2, 2016 3:52:54 PM By | Kings Court Trust |
A judge has ruled that a farmer’s wife ‘took advantage’ of her husband’s Alzheimer’s in a bid to disinherit their son of £10 million.
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What will your digital legacy be?

on Oct 31, 2016 11:05:11 AM By | Kings Court Trust |
By the end of this century, the number of dead people on Facebook is expected to outnumber living members – turning it into the world’s biggest ‘virtual graveyard’. 
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More people to be hit by Inheritance Tax due to growing number of UK millionaires

on Oct 24, 2016 3:25:56 PM By | Kings Court Trust |
Recent research has highlighted that the number of millionaires in the UK is rising and that there will be half a million of them by the end of this year. 
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Three more compelling reasons to work with Kings Court Trust

on Oct 24, 2016 2:48:28 PM By | Kings Court Trust |
Hundreds of Will writers, estate planning professionals and financial advisers already trust us to support their clients and their families following a bereavement. We pride ourselves on enabling our partners to offer a market leading estate administration service that offers bereaved families a practical and cost efficient way of dealing with a loved one's estate.
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Kings Court Trust moves to new office in Bristol

on Oct 20, 2016 10:37:38 AM By | Kings Court Trust |
Kings Court Trust, one of the UK’s leading estate administration providers, has announced that it will be moving its office to Bristol before the end of the year.
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Increase in Will disputes attributed to rising property prices

on Oct 6, 2016 12:41:20 PM By | Kings Court Trust |
It has been reported that the increase in the number of children involved in inheritance disputes has been fuelled by rising property prices.
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Changes to Succession Law in Scotland could have big impact on inheritances

on Oct 6, 2016 12:36:58 PM By | Kings Court Trust |
Further proposals by the Scottish Law Commission (SLC) as part of a two-stage consultation on reform of Succession Law could affect a significant number of unmarried couples living together. 
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Inter-generational wealth transfer – Are US advisers ahead of the game?

on Oct 6, 2016 12:27:11 PM By | Kings Court Trust |
In the US, the term ‘inter-generational wealth transfer’ has been commonly used in financial advice circles for many years.  Financial advisers and wealth manager across North America have adopted business strategies to ensure that they are well positioned to involve themselves in the redistribution of wealth when their client passes away.  With research suggesting that $30 trillion of personal assets are due to be transferred in the next 15 years, it’s unsurprising that advisers want to be able to capitalise on such significant wealth being inherited by the next generation of potential clients.
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