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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
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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—ProbateThis Practice Note considers the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on probate practice and provides answers...
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22nd Sep
Practice notes
Missing beneficiaries and intestacy with no surviving relativesWhere an individual dies leaving no known relatives and a probate practitioner is...
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3rd Sep
Q&As
Issues to consider when you need to access to a deceased person's inbox—Probate considerations (Part 2)Considerations in respect of the deceased...
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3rd Sep
Q&As
How should executors check whether an overseas beneficiary is bankrupt? What protection is there for executors when distributing assets to overseas...
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22nd Aug
Q&As
What action can a creditor take against a non-cooperative executor to satisfy a judgment debt obtained against the estate?The role of an executor is...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 18th Aug
Q&As
Coronavirus (COVID-19)—What options are available to a personal representative who is house-bound in terms of applying for probate and administering...
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15th Aug
Q&As
Where a beneficiary has been living in the deceased’s property for a number of years, do they have a right of occupation? What can the executors do to...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 15th Aug
Q&As
Is it possible to draft a Will to say that the costs of locating a residuary beneficiary shall be set against their share?Locating a missing...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 15th Aug
Practice notes
Death abroadCoronavirus (COVID-19): Following the enactment of the Coronavirus Act 2020 on 25 March 2020, special temporary procedures apply to the...
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15th Aug
Q&As
What is the procedure for paying a legacy into court where a legatee has not co-operated with providing ID and bank details or responded to any...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 15th Aug
Q&As
What procedure should the personal representatives follow where the deceased’s Will has been lost and in particular, should application Form PA1P be...
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15th Aug
Practice notes
Insolvent estates and bankrupt beneficiariesTest of insolvencySection 421(4) of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) provides a statutory test to...
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15th Aug
Q&As
How should the person dealing with an estate proceed where they have a copy of the Will but cannot find the original? What should be put in the oath...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 15th Aug

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