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Personal Service and Registration of EPAs

Just a quick note on a new practice direction (18th of March) that has been issued by the President of the ...
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Thoughts on where we are now with Covid

I normally send a tip to my probate friends on a Friday morning. Today is obviously different with the announcement ...
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Limits for CG50s

As seasoned solicitors, we all know how to pace ourselves, be it at work or socialising. So its important to ...
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Delays in probate administration

Not to sure if you have noticed, but I'm finding that the turnaround times in the Principal Probate Registry have ...
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Solicitor acting as executor in an estate

Just a quick reminder on acting as executor on estates. As you will be aware, it is possible to have ...
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Transfer of site and gift splitting rules

I talked in a previous blog post last week about gift splitting. That is, gifts from A, to B and ...
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Other Class A beneficiaries

We all know that parent to child is group A. But just remember, child to parent is also group A ...
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What to do with the proceeds of a sale?

I hope you are having a good day and settling into the New Year. Just a short note on gifting ...
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Disclaimers for consideration

In my last number of mails I talked about disclaimers. I mentioned that it is possible to disclaim in favour ...
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Disclaimers in favour of third parties

I come across disclaimers quite lot in practice. The normal effect of a disclaimer is that the disclaimed asset goes ...
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Using Disclaimers in Estates

You probably come across disclaimers a lot in practice. They are very useful and can be more tax efficient than ...
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