News and advice for asset management, including wills and probate, power of attorney, trusts and tax.
HM Courts and Tribunals Service is conducting a pilot to trial a new system for appointing an accredited legal representative.
I am a sole executor dealing with the administration of an estate where there are two residuary beneficiaries. What information should I provide to them? Would the position differ if there were only lay executors dealing with the administration?
Although it remains unclear when and how the UK will withdraw from the EU, we continue to advise our members to prepare for all eventualities.
We speak to Ian Bond, head of trusts and estates at Talbots Law, about the new online probate service and what it means for you.
HMCTS will begin issuing the new-style grant of probate certificates from Monday 4 March. Here's what you need to know.
300,000 vulnerable people will see their rights stripped back every year by imminent changes to the Mental Capacity Act.
We are strongly opposed to the proposals to hike the fees for grant of probate from the current flat figure to a sliding scale of fees.
We are calling on our members to write to their local MP to urgently raise concerns regarding the government's attempt to raise probate fees.
My firm drafted and is holding the will of a recently deceased client. When is an executor named in a will entitled to the original will?
We are concerned by provisions that would remove vital safeguards for vulnerable individuals who receive care and treatment under conditions of detention.
This accreditation scheme covers the representation of patients in all proceedings before the first-tier tribunal.
Our quality mark covers all types of personal injury work for defendant and claimant injury practitioners.
The Law Society's quality mark for any practice that can demonstrate excellence in legal practice management and client care.
Roman Kubiak comments on two contentious probate cases for the Private Client Section.
This accreditation supports practitioners with best practice for wills and estate administration.
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It keeps under review and promotes improvements in the law and procedure relating to wills, probate, trusts and charities.
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