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    It has long been the Court of Protection’s position that Property and Financial Affairs Attorneys and/or Deputies owe a duty when making financial decisions on behalf of a Donor, to consider the succession plans made by the person for whom they are acting. However, it is also widely accepted that a person’s Will is a […]
    When running a business, it is not unreasonable to find that a large proportion (if not all) of your time is taken in making your business successful. From rapidly growing start-ups to established family run businesses, long working days pass into months, which then roll into years in the pursuit of making the business a […]
    A ‘deathbed gift’ known more formally as a ‘donatio mortis causa’ (‘DMC’) is a way of making a gift in your lifetime which is to take effect after you die even if you have not made a Will. If a person has made a Will, however, and makes a DMC which is valid, the gift […]
    Richard Marshall, leading Private Client Lawyer at Hay & Kilner Law Firm, has been named as one of six finalists in the ‘Young Practitioner of the Year’ category at the 2017 Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Private Client Awards. Now in their 12th year, the prestigious STEP Awards highlight excellence among professional private […]
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