Christmas is a time for giving (and inheritance planning)

Christmas is a time for giving and if you are struggling for ideas about what to give your nearest and dearest and you are keen to reduce the amount of Inheritance Tax paid to HM Treasury when you die, you might want to talk to your solicitor about how to give away money and assets tax-efficiently. Shauna Allison solicitor [...]

Paying a deceased relative’s debts

When a person dies someone needs to sort out their affairs.  Very often responsibility for doing this falls on the person’s relatives, either because they have been named as an executor in the will or because they have been given permission from the Probate Registry where no will exists. Paying for the funeral and settling any debts owed will [...]