Tags: making a will

Wills witnessed by video link to be made legal during coronavirus pandemic

July 27, 2020

The government is to make the remote witnessing of Wills legal amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, with the reforms backdated to 31 January 2020.

How to minimise your inheritance tax liability

July 17, 2020

With the ever changing economic situation as a result of the global pandemic, now is a good time for people to review their affairs to ensure that they are structured as tax efficiently as possible, so that they minimise the amount of inheritance tax they pay.

What is a fraudulent Will?

June 8, 2020

Netflix’s Tiger King gripped the nation during lockdown with viewers being divided over their feelings towards Joe Exotic and Carol Baskin. The latest twist in the tale was when a Sheriff came forward to say that he believes Carol Baskin’s husband’s Will was forged.

Prawo spadkowe i testamenty – rozmowa z Arcadiusem Gregory z kancelarii Trethowans

May 20, 2020

Dzisiaj zajmujemy się tematem spadków i testamentów w Wielkiej Brytanii. Gdzie i jak sporządzić testament? Jak wygląda cała procedura spadku? Jak się zabezpieczyć, żeby nasze dzieci trafiły pod opiekę dziadków w Polsce? O tym wszystkim mówi Arcadius Gregory z kancelarii Trethowans. Niniejszy artykuł pierwotnie ukazał się na stronie serwisu magazynpl.co.uk w dniu 13 lutego 2020.

Trethowans raise over £200k of future income for Free Wills Month charities

May 18, 2020

The Wills, Trusts & Probate team at Trethowans have raised approximately £235,000 of future income for Free Wills Month charities after taking part in Free Wills Month in 2019.

NHS and Key Worker discount for new Will preparation

May 1, 2020

We are offering a 30% discount* to all NHS staff and Key Workers (as defined by government guidelines) on new Will preparation, to thank you for your support during this difficult time.

New Intestacy Rules come into force on 6 February 2020

January 30, 2020

When someone dies, they hope their loved ones will be taken care of, not only emotionally, but financially as well. With a Will you can choose who you leave your assets to but, what happens if you pass away with out a Will?

New Year, New Organised You

January 29, 2020

Was your New Year’s resolution to make a Will and Power of Attorney? The answer is probably not, but getting your affairs in order now will save a lot of time, money and stress for your loved ones in the long run.

How does Inheritance Tax work?

November 4, 2019

Our estate planning solicitors have created this article to guide you through the intricacies of inheritance tax, what it is and when you are expected to pay.

Who can Witness a Will?

September 25, 2019

It is very easy for Wills to be invalidated because of how they are executed (signed). The laws governing Will writing and what makes a Will valid under English and Welsh law are fairly old but still very much used today and there is a lot of case law which has developed this over the years.