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It was recently reported that a number of charities are becoming increasingly concerned about the consequences of a recent court case in England involving the terms of a Will. The case of Mrs Heather IIot, which we have reported on previously, gave clear evidence that the terms of a Will can be defeated if a child is not given ‘adequate provision’ in their parents’ Will – even in estranged relationships.

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Leaving a charitable bequest is becoming a more popular trend in writing wills as mentioned in our blog last week. There are a number of incentives to leave some capital or a portion of your estate to a charity with tax breaks being one of the main drivers in the rise in popularity of charitable legacies.

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A new study has found that the number of charities receiving gifts in a will have reached an all-time high despite a decrease in the number of deaths.

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A number of contentious cases involving charities challenging wills has led to a decline in the confidence of Brits when leaving a gift in their inheritance according to experts.

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A recent survey has shown that at least one third of the UK are not saving well enough with many relying on inheritance that they are expected to receive from a loved one.

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