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Tuesday 19 May 2015

The role of acting as an Executor to a deceased person's estate is a very important one. It involves winding up a estate according to specific legal duties, which are particular to the Executor themselves. This was recently confirmed in the judgment of…

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Monday 22 December 2014
Season’s Greetings and our very best wishes for a happy and prosperous New Year from all at Wilson and Fish. We’ll do our very best to get back to you over the holiday period If you have any concerns or require any legal advice.

Wednesday 26 November 2014
In 1999 the average Briton who received inheritance was in their early 50s, but new data has shown that the vast majority are closer to 60 by the time they receive an inheritance, leading to an end of “traditional inheritance” Bypassing a Generation According to research, higher life expectancy, large health bills and other expenses meant that…

Friday 19 September 2014
A legal battle has erupted over the question of who should pay the tax burden due on the estate left by author Tom Clancy, reports the Wall Street Journal. When the writer died in 2013 he left an estate worth around $83 million, including a 12% stake in the baseball team, the Baltimore Orioles. Around two-thirds of…

Monday 28 July 2014
The estate of Michael Jackson are suing a memorabilia shop, Premier Props for auctioning tour photos of the singer - while incorrectly telling buyers one purchased, they would own the copyright for the images. Jackson died of acute Propofol intoxication in June 2009. The photos that are the subject of the litigation were taken during the Jackson…

Friday 20 June 2014
An increasing number of people have assets abroad. This creates an international dimension to their estate and makes the executry process more complicated and usually delays it. What’s Different about the International Executry Process?When a person from outside of Scotland dies having left assets in Scotland, or where a person living in Scotland dies with assets abroad…

Tuesday 03 June 2014
Recent figures have shown a steady increase in the number of estates subject to Inheritance Tax (IHT). Inheritance Tax is liable on estates that are valued at more than £325,000, and is paid at 40%. Since April 2012, people have been able to reduce the amount of IHT payable to 36% if they leave 10% or more…

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