Home ownership: Joint tenants v Tenants in common

“Joint tenants” and “tenants in common” are both terms that refer to how owners of a property hold the beneficial interest in it. The terms have different meanings for you and your family. Find out which best fits your circumstances.

Lifetime gifts and inheritance tax planning

With the new tax year a little under a month away now, it might be a good time to give some thought to inheritance tax planning. lifetime gifts are often overlooked, but can be an effective way of reducing the inheritance tax liability after death

Modernising will law

Writing a will defines the destiny of our possessions, money and property and gives some certainty as to where those things might end up when we die.

The importance of making a will

Making a will gives a person the opportunity to look after and benefit the people who they care for, a group which may or may not include blood relatives. Bharbhage Singh discusses why it is especially important for the LGBT community to make a will.

Lasting Powers of Attorney

As we all know the population is ageing and we are now expected to live 5 years longer than a decade ago. Never before has there been...

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