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Are Your Digital Assets Protected?

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We live in an increasingly digital world but very few of us give any thought about what will happen to our digital ‘assets’ when we die. Indeed, there are still more people who die without a Will than with one – and of the (relatively) few...

What If....You Prefer To Leave Your Money To Your Family Than The Tax Man?

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See how we can help you pass on more of your hard-earned money and possessions. Inheritance Tax planning should begin early in life. There are many exemptions and reliefs available to limit the amount of Tax your family will need to pay after your...

What If...You Intend To Get Married Or Divorced- Should You Make Or Update Your Will?

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Getting married revokes any Will you have in place (unless the marriage is already anticipated and provided for in the Will) so you will almost always need to make a new one. You shouldn’t wait until after the wedding to do this – it should...

What If....You Get Married After Making Your Will?

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Did you know that your Will would usually be invalid? The law assumes that your wishes will change when you marry and therefore unless you make specific provision, your Will is automatically void when you say “I do”. You are then treated as...

What If..... Your Spouse Remarries After You Die- Will Your Children Lose Their Inheritance?

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If you leave all of your assets to your spouse, those assets then belong to your spouse. He or she can do with them whatever they wish. If they remarry their new husband/wife may well have a claim against those assets on a divorce or on the death...

Tax Hike For Business Owners On Sale Of Business Assets

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Many business owners look forward to the day when they can hang up their boots and sell their business. Maybe this will happen on retirement or when the business owner is looking for a new challenge. Selling your business is stressful and often...

Your Will And Protecting Family Members With Learning Disabilities

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Parents naturally want to protect and provide for their children and one of the key ways to do this is to make a Will. For parents of young children or adult children with learning disabilities this is even more essential. Without a Will,...