Entitlement to the estate

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A has inherited a share of their parents' property subject to a life interest granted to the surviving parent. A is also the executor: does A need to take steps to...

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Can a deed of variation under section 142 of the Inheritance Tax Act 1984 (IHTA 1984) be entered into after a distribution from a trust under IHTA 1984, s 144 has been...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Can an adult child domiciled outside of the UK (who is not a British citizen)...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Can an application be made to prevent a father benefitting under the...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Can an intestacy be varied?

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Does a gift in a Will to ‘my husband's children’ remain valid even if the...

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Does section 33 of the Wills Act apply where a clause in a Will gives residue to 'such of my children who are alive at the date of my death'. There is no substitution and...

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Entitlement on an intestacy

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Entitlement under a Will

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If a person is adopted, are they able to inherit from their biological parents' estate under the intestacy rules where their biological parent has died without leaving a...

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If a successful claim for proprietary estoppel has been made against an estate of a deceased person, will inheritance tax be payable on the estate of the deceased or will...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on If a testator leaves a legacy of a laptop in their Will, does this include...

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If a Will has not been witnessed and is therefore invalid on the face of it, is there anything that can be done to make the Will valid so it can be proved? Is there...

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If the beneficiaries of an intestate estate wish to prepare a deed of variation. Do all of the statutory beneficiaries have to sign the same deed of variation. Or can...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Is there a rebuttable presumption that a legacy to an executor is conditional...

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Partial intestacy

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on The meaning of ‘children’ in Private Client

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Total intestacy

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