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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Assessment for residential accommodationCoronavirus (COVID-19): The content of this Practice Note is temporarily affected by the coronavirus...
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19th May
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Recognition of overseas divorce or dissolution of civil partnership11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit...
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10th Sep
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Can a testator validly revoke their last valid Will by writing on the Will itself ‘I hereby revoke this Will’ signing in the presence of one...
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25th Aug
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Revival of revoked WillsModes of revivalA testator who has revoked their Will either with or without making a new one may wish to revive the revoked...
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19th Aug
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Recognition of overseas marriage or civil partnershipIn contrast to the recognition of overseas divorce or dissolution of civil partnership, the...
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15th Aug
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Conditional and dependent relative revocation of WillsIf a testator revokes the Will and that revocation is shown to be subject to a condition, the...
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15th Aug
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Voluntary revocation of WillsWith voluntary revocation of a Will, the question of whether the Will has been effectively revoked is governed by the...
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15th Aug
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Where a testator makes a Will at a time when the testator is a registered civil partner, would the Will be revoked if the civil partnership were to be...
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15th Aug
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Republication of WillsNature of republicationPublication was a declaration by the testator to the witnesses that the Will was theirs.The process of...
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15th Aug
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Will the Civil Partnership (Opposite-sex Couples) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/1458 have an effect on the use of the ‘in expectation of Civil...
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15th Aug
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Will the probate office accept a certified copy of a lost Will or will the presumption apply that the Will was revoked by the testator having...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 15th Aug
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Revocation of WillsA Will is revocable at any time during the testator's lifetime. A Will may only be revoked by automatic operation of law...
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15th Aug
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Where a client makes a new Will which includes a declaration that it revokes ‘all former Wills’, does that declaration revoke a codicil to a former...
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15th Aug
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Revocation of Will by marriage or civil partnershipThe general rule is that marriage automatically revokes any Will made by either party before the...
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15th Aug

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