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Advice on Trusts

When it comes to Trusts, we help you get the right advice Why do I need advice on Trusts? Did you know that if you sign over your house to your children¬†during your lifetime in an attempt to shelter it from being used to pay care fees: A local authority can ignore the transaction, without…
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Protecting Your Assets

Why do I need advice on protecting my assets? Most people who co-own their home with another person do so as Joint Owners. On the death of a Joint Owner, the home AUTOMATICALLY becomes the sole property of the survivor - who can then do what they want with it. However this can cause problems:…
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What is Inheritance Tax?

What is Inheritance Tax? Inheritance Tax is a tax levied on property and money acquired by gift or inheritance (introduced in 1986 to replace capital transfer tax). In October 2007, changes were made to the way that Inheritance Tax (IHT) is charged. The changes simply allow married couples to use both of their IHT allowances.…
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Need To Appoint A Legal Guardian?

Why should I be appointing legal guardians Essentially, so that you look after what is most valuable - your children. Everyone who has children under 18 should appoint Guardians to look after their children in the event of their untimely death. For this reason it is more important that parents of young children make a…
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