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Solictors in East London
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Pre-Nups and Post-nups are not legally binding in the UK. However, more weight is given to them in court now, provided the agreement is a “qualifying agreement”. What makes a Pre-Nup a “qualifying agreement”? For a Pre-Nup to meet the criteria of a…
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A large proportion of Wills are made with tax planning questions in mind, particularly Inheritance tax which has always been a hot topic amongst voters.  Many people feel that after working and paying tax all their lives, then having an additional tax…
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This is the presentation we have used for our Will Writing Workshop at different events and workspaces. Please peruse through it to learn more about Will, Probate and Lasting Power of Attorneys.
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Yes – it is possible to obtain probate without going through a solicitor.  This is a short guide on what to do when your loved one has passed away and how to obtain probate. Probate is where you make an application for the authority to handle the deceased…
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Whilst public spending cuts have increased this year, the Government has given a major tax incentive to those who wish to leave money to charity upon death. Currently inheritance tax is charged at 40%, but by leaving a part or all of your estate to one or…
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Freeman Harris are proud to announce that we have recently become a Campaign Supporter for “Remember A Charity”. We are aware that charitable legacies contribute around £2.5 billion a year to good causes across the UK.  Many charities rely on these gifts…
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We have recently launched a new partnership with Cancer Research UK with a goal to raise over £100,000 in the next year. This money will go towards supporting the charity in an effort to beat cancer and continue their life saving research. In support of…
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Solicitors are still the best option for Wills – Report by Will Aid In a public survey conducted by Will Aid, the charity Will writing scheme, they have found that solicitors have been chosen as the best option to ensure that people’s wishes are carried…
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There are a number of tax concerns to consider when you decide to either gift your property to your children or family members whilst you are alive or when you decide to leave your property to them in your Will. What happens when you are given property in…
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Background Each individual can leave up to £325,000 (‘Nil Rate Band’) of their estate to a beneficiary which is free from inheritance tax (IHT). For spouses or widows you can combine two nil rate bands together giving you a total of £650,000 of which no…
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