Choosing attorneys for your Enduring Power of Attorney

Everyone should have an enduring power of attorney, along with a will and in setting this up you will need to appoint people to act as your attorney to look after your affairs if you become unable to. You need to consider very carefully who you will choose to be your attorney, as they will be responsible for following [...]

Valuing an estate for probate

When someone dies, all the assets in the estate will need to be valued as early possible for two key reasons. Firstly, an estate valuation must be provided to the probate court before probate will be granted. Secondly, any inheritance tax (IHT) due will need to be calculated and a payment made. In simple terms, IHT is calculated by [...]