Can I Give Away My Inheritance?

Can I Give Away My Inheritance?

It may seem a very odd thing to do but, in some personal and financial circumstances, the decision to give away an inheritance is the right thing to do.   Most people assume that if they have the good fortune to inherit something under a loved one’s Will or intestacy...
What is a Lifetime Gift UK?

What is a Lifetime Gift UK?

Lifetime gifting is on the rise. That is not surprising, as nowadays children need a financial helping hand to get them on the property ladder. However, when parents give cash to their children they often do not know the UK rules on ‘’what is a lifetime gift’’. As...
How Much Does it Cost to Make a Will?

How Much Does it Cost to Make a Will?

Most solicitors who prepare Wills or sort out Probate of an estate are a bit wary of talking about how much it costs to make a Will or administer a Probate. At Evolve Family Law, the ethos of the firm and solicitors is to be upfront about fees and to publish them in...
How Much Is Inheritance Tax?

How Much Is Inheritance Tax?

Inheritance Tax and Leaving Your Estate To Your Spouse The late national icon, Sir Bruce Forsyth, has received some criticism from some quarters about tax planning. I dreaded to think what sort of racy or cutting edge steps Bruce Forsyth had supposedly taken to reduce...