Cross-border estates

Cross-border estates guidance:

(A) understands basic English, and with the help of an interpreter, gave (B) instructions for a Will. (A) has said that she will struggle to read a Will in English. (B)...

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A French born intestate deceased was domiciled and paid tax in the UK. The majority of their assets (all but £700) are held in France. Would income and CGT on the estate...

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An individual domiciled in England holds the majority of their assets there except for a holiday home in Scotland. Can the Scottish property be dealt with under the...

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Can a refund of inheritance tax be claimed where falling exchange rates result in lower proceeds being received by the personal representatives on closure of foreign...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Can a Scottish Will be proved in England if the deceased was resident in...

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D died domiciled in England and Wales, but had made a Will in Scotland when resident there in the past. Which oath for executors should be used to obtain probate in...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Does an English Will cover assets in Northern Ireland for someone whose...

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Entitlement to a grant for a non-domiciled testator...

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Estate administration—foreign assets and domiciles...

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How might the EU Succession Regulation (Brussels IV) apply in a situation where the deceased was a Portuguese national who died habitually resident and domiciled in...

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If a Scottish confirmation certificate is obtained by the executor for a deceased's estate, does this allow them to administer the estates assets that are in England and...

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Recognition of grants and confirmations within the UK...

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Resealing of foreign grants

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Should a UK lawyer charge VAT on its services for administering an estate...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on T has moveable assets (cash investments) located in the USA. Should T make a...

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To what extent will English law recognise and enforce in England a trust holding only foreign property, if both the trustee and beneficiary are resident in England?...

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The following Private Client Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on What are the UK tax implications of a Spanish property passing under the Will...

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What is the procedure for administering the English bank account of a French citizen who has left a French will with apostille annexed? What is the procedure for...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on What is the procedure to have a Colonial grant of probate resealed in England...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on What is the situation with regard to the recognition, in Turkey, of a foreign...

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The following Private Client Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on What is the time limitation for a failure of an executor to administer an...

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What law would govern succession where the Will provides for a legacy to be paid out of assets situated outside England & Wales, but the Will itself is limited to assets...

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The following Private Client Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on What precedent for an affidavit as to foreign law is best to use if the...

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