News and advice for asset management, including wills and probate, power of attorney, trusts and tax.
Personal representatives who make a distribution out of the estate of a deceased person to a bankrupt beneficiary may be making the distribution to the wrong person and, if so, will not receive a good receipt.
Recommendations and best practice guidelines for solicitors acting as executors or advising personal representatives administering an estate which may be insolvent.
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has launched a scheme to refund those who may have paid more than they should for applying to register powers of attorney.
Firms experiencing difficulties registering with HMRC’s online trust registration service should now be able to do so by using their agent code.
This practice note is intended to provide practical guidance to members of the Law Society’s Mental Capacity (Welfare) accreditation scheme in carrying out their duties to clients and to the CoP.
The Law Society's response to the Sentencing Council’s consultation on guidelines for sentencing offences of manslaughter.
This episode of “In Conversation with…” takes a look at Business LPAs and attorney choice with Craig Ward, author of Lasting Powers of Attorney: A Practical Guide
A public consultation by the Law Commission is a welcome step towards updating our will-making laws.
People unable to make decisions for themselves must always have access to expert independent representation in court hearings about their welfare.
We have received further guidance on the new probate fees scheme from the MoJ.
This accreditation scheme covers the representation of patients in all proceedings before the first-tier tribunal.
Hear from industry experts on inheritance tax, elderly client care, Capital tax planning and more!
This accreditation supports practitioners with best practice for wills and estate administration.
From the Private Client Section: working with transgender clients
Our quality mark covers all types of personal injury work for defendant and claimant injury practitioners.
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