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Precedents
This partial deed of revocation is made on [date] by [donor] of [address].1I granted a Lasting Power of Attorney for [Financial Decisions/Health and...
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19th May
Precedents
This Deed OF REVOCATION is made on [date] by me [name of donor] of [address of donor].This Deed provides:1Revocation...
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19th May
Practice notes
Trustees—statutory powers of trusteesSource and availabilitySourcesTrustees have certain powers conferred on them by statute, in particular by the...
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19th May
Q&As
At what stage and to whom can a Deed of Appropriation take place when selling a second property in an estate?We assume you refer to the situation when...
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19th May
Practice notes
Creation of trusts—blind trustsWhat is a blind trust?A blind trust is a trust that is aimed at preventing conflicts of interest arising. Usually, the...
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Produced in partnership with Michael O’Sullivan of 5 Stone Buildings 19th May
Practice notes
The Cy-près doctrineFORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 22 March 2021, the government published its response  to the Law Commission’s report of 14 September 2017,...
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19th May
Practice notes
Relief for income tax lossesReliefs entitle taxpayers to reduce the amount of income tax payable. When calculating liability to income tax, a taxpayer...
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19th May
Practice notes
Assessment for residential accommodationCoronavirus (COVID-19): The content of this Practice Note is temporarily affected by the coronavirus...
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19th May
Q&As
Can a life tenant in a Will bring a life interest to an end by choosing to end it themselves or does it only expire on death?Life tenantsA life...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 19th May
Practice notes
Capacity to litigateOn the face of it, there would appear to be no specific impediment, if there is no reason to suppose that a person is without...
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19th May
Practice notes
Termination of trusts—methods of terminationDuration of a trustThe duration of an express trust is subject to the restrictions imposed by the rules...
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19th May
Practice notes
Costs and expenses in the Court of ProtectionThere are court fees and disbursements which will be payable by all applicants on making a new...
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19th May
Practice notes
Acceptance in Lieu scheme and other heritage property reliefsSTOP PRESS: HMRC has updated its guidance on calculating the special price in Acceptance...
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19th May
Practice notes
Trustees—self-dealing, unauthorised profits and conflicts of interestThe self-dealing ruleThe self-dealing rule is connected to, but distinct from,...
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19th May
Practice notes
Offshore trusts—offshore income gains (OIGs)Offshore income gains (OIGs) are gains realised on the disposal of interests in offshore funds which are...
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19th May
Practice notes
Trust disputes—court jurisdiction and procedureTrust litigation has been classified as being of three types:•a dispute as to the trusts on which...
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19th May

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Can a lay personal representative charge for their time spent in dealing with the administration of an estate?A personal representative is a...
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15th Aug
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How should a party which is deceased be referenced on a claim form in civil proceedings? Does any reference depend upon a grant of probate?Referencing...
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15th Aug
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What are the consequences if an executor takes out a grant of probate knowing that there is a possibility that the estate is insolvent?This Q&A does...
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15th Aug
Q&As
Where the executors of a Will have either predeceased the testator or renounced probate, who is entitled to administer the estate?We assume the Q&A is...
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15th Aug
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Is there a rebuttable presumption that a legacy to an executor is conditional on him actually taking up the appointment as executor?Unlike a witness...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 15th Aug
Q&As
Can a firm of solicitors refuse to release to us a copy of a Will which appoints our client as executor without the authority of the other executor...
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15th Aug
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Should an executor have power reserved to them when they do not wish to act?Appointment of firm of solicitorsIt is quite common for a testator to...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 15th Aug
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What rights and duties do executors have in respect of data stored on a computer owned by the deceased?The executor is likely to have the power to...
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15th Aug
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To whom should I address a notice intended for a property owner when the registered owner of a property is deceased?In these circumstances, it is...
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15th Aug
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Where a person (A) is appointed as sole executor and beneficiary in a Will for person B's estate but that person (A) dies intestate before taking out...
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15th Aug
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Is there any way in which the family of an intestate can market property (held in the intestate's sole name) for sale before a grant of...
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