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Wills and Probate

News and views on the legal domain of wills and probate. Read our commentator's thoughts on issues relating to estates and inheritance.

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Probate fees set to increase to up to £20,000

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 24 February 2016
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The cost of inheriting is set to increase, thanks to a new government proposal to raise probate fees in line with the value of an estate.

How to set up a Will Trust for a Disabled or Special Needs Person

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 18 November 2015
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You can use a Will Trust to leave your money and property to someone who has special needs, giving them financial security without affecting their benefits.

How to replace your lost decree absolute

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 09 November 2015
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You may need your decree absolute if you need to prove your marital status, or if you get remarried. Here is how you can get it replaced.

Charitable legacies - how to leave money to charity in your Will

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 06 November 2015
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You could really help a charity (or multiple charities) that you care about by leaving them a legacy in your Will.