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...
Top Tips If You Are Made Executor of a Will?

Top Tips If You Are Made Executor of a Will?

Often people appoint a friend or family member as an executor in their will to manage their estate, sell assets and pay the debts and tax and to distribute legacies to beneficiaries. It feels like an honour to be asked to fulfil the role of executor (assuming you are...
Probate and inheritance

Probate and inheritance

As a specialist private client solicitor, advising families on Wills and estate planning, I am comfortable talking about death and the need to plan for it. I know that many families don’t feel able to talk about Wills or what might happen when a loved one dies. That...