Estate administration

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A and B own land as tenants in common in equal shares. A has died and B is untraceable. A’s personal representatives need to sell the land. What are their options in this...

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A and B owned a property as beneficial tenants in common and A has died. Does B need to appoint a second trustee of the legal title of the property to overreach the...

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A deed of variation to a Will has been prepared to include a discretionary trust with named charities and individual family members as beneficiaries. Will it be possible...

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A discretionary Will trust (established six months ago) has three beneficiaries (X, Y and Z). X wishes to buy out the shares of Y and Z. Is stamp duty land tax payable on...

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A partial intestacy has arisen as a result of a deed of disclaimer by a beneficiary under a Will. Probate of the Will has been applied for and granted. What action is...

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The following Wills & Probate precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Accounts approval pending final distribution

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Administering trust assets and selling assets

Practice notes

The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Administration and foreign assets

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An estate was left on discretionary trust. Is PPR available where the personal representatives dispose of a property in which an individual lived at the date of death and...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on An intestate had a bank account in Spain. Does this form part of the...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Are the costs of opening a grave to inter the ashes with the body of a...

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Ascertainment of residue

Practice notes

The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Beneficiaries' rights and remedies

Practice notes

The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Can a contingent legacy be varied prior to the beneficiary satisfying the...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Can a deed of variation apply to European assets?

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The following Private Client Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Can a deed of variation be entered into after the second anniversary of the...

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Can a deed of variation be entered into before a grant of probate has been obtained? Is it possible to enter into a deed of variation in the case of a grant ad colligenda...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Can a deed of variation create a trust that appoints a protector?...

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