• Wills and Probate at Leeds Day Solicitors

    Posted on August 31, 2018

    Without a Will, your estate will pass to individuals under the rules of intestacy which may not reflect your wishes. It is, therefore, extremely important that you have a Will in place and review it r…

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  • Time to talk

    Posted on August 23, 2018

    It is important to talk to your family about finances. Finances are one of the trickiest topics to talk about with family members because many people have traditional ideas about what you should and s…

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  • The importance of a professionally drawn will

    Posted on August 15, 2018

    Ensuring that you have a Will in place to deal with your estate after you die is arguably one of the most important things you can do. A Will can help make things easier and less time consuming for th…

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  • Residence Nil Rate Band

    Posted on August 07, 2018

    Currently, each individual is entitled to a nil rate band (NRB) of £325,000 before inheritance tax is chargeable at the rate of 40%. Since October 2007 any unused percentage of the NRB can be transfer…

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  • Protect Your Property From The Cost Of Care Home Fees

    Posted on July 31, 2018

    With the cost of residential care currently being as much as £1,000 per week for any person with assets of more than £23,250,it is not surprising that people are keen to protect their property to pass…

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  • Probate and estate administration

    Posted on July 24, 2018

    When someone dies it is necessary for their assets (known as their estate) to be dealt with. This is known as the ‘estate administration’.This can be a daunting exercise for family members, particu…

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  • Empathy & excellence at heart of family law services.

    Posted on July 20, 2018

    Like most areas of the law, family work is increasingly complicated, governed by strict legal rules and detailed regulations.

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  • Probate and estate administration

    Posted on July 10, 2018

    When someone dies it is necessary for their assets (known as their estate) to be dealt with. This is known as the ‘estate administration’...

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  • Cohabitants and the Law

    Posted on July 03, 2018

    Many people believe that unmarried couples have similar legal rights to married couples, or consider themselves to be ‘common law’ spouses. However, under current legislation, unmarried couples (wheth…

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