The following Wills & Probate guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
The personal representatives (PRs) must identify:
the beneficiary entitled
what each beneficiary is entitled to receive
the time at which each legacy should be paid
PRs have at least a year from the date of death before beneficiaries can call on them to distribute any part of the estate.
Before deciding to commence distribution, PRs must consider:
outstanding tax liabilities
family provision claims
variation or disclaimer
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