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Charities to appeal decision in Ilott inheritance case

Three animal welfare charities have mounted an appeal to challenge a judge’s decision which allowed a woman’s estranged daughter to overturn her Will.
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Legacy Income Boost for Charities

on Aug 21, 2015 9:00:00 AM By | Kings Court Trust | Charity Income Gifts Industry News Will Making
Recent statistics have highlighted that the UK is becoming more generous in the amounts they leave to charity. However, what may be surprising is that we are leaving more inheritance to animal charities than those that protect our children!
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More Than 16% of Over 60s Leave a Charitable Donation in their Will

According to a survey conducted by Remember A Charity, one in six Britons aged 60 and above have decided to include a charitable donation in their Will, the Charity Times website reports.
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Charities Win Landmark Legal Battle over 'Death Bed Gift'

on Jun 9, 2015 9:00:00 AM By | Kings Court Trust | Charity Income Industry News Legal Aid
Two animal charities, Redwings Horse Sanctuary and Chilterns Dog Rescue Society, have successfully overturned a High Court decision in a landmark legal case impacting on the use of ‘death bed gifts’.
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