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Registering a Trust

Lucy Cooling
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Trustees have been under a duty to register trusts with HMRC where there is a tax liability since 2017 using HMRC’s Trust Registration System (“TRS”).  However, the TRS has been extended as a result of the Fifth Anti-Money Laundering...

Half of wills in the Midlands are out of date

Emma Harrison
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Research commissioned by Solicitors For the Elderly (SFE) has revealed that over half (51%) of people living in the Midlands who have a will haven't updated it for more than five years, meaning nearly half of wills made in the area are likely to be...

Divorce Day 2022

Susan Davies
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Divorce Day 2022? The first working Monday in January is often nick-named ‘Divorce Day’ by the press. This is on the basis that high numbers of couples seek advice about ending their marriage at the start of January, following the Christmas and...

Making a Will? Choose Your Executor with Care

Emma Harrison
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When you make a Will, you nominate an executor. This is the person you appoint to carry out the wishes left in your Will. Your executor could be a friend, family member or a professional – the most important thing is that you trust them and they feel...