My spouse can look after my financial affairs if I lose capacity and am unable to do so for myself – Myth or truth?
This is a myth – unless you have a registered Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) in place, naming youPrivate Wealth
I cannot do anything to save inheritance tax because it is tax evasion – Myth or truth?
This is myth – there are many tax reliefs and allowances that are given to everyone to legitimPrivate Wealth
I can draft my will to secure my half of the estate for my children – Myth or truth?
This is the truth – Wills can be drafted so that even if a surviving spouse or partner changesPrivate Wealth
Our children are guaranteed to inherit my estate because my partner and I have both made wills – Myth or truth?
This is a myth – in most cases a surviving partner can change their will. If they meet someonePrivate Wealth
My partner will get everything if I die so there is no need to make a will – Myth or truth?
This is a myth as unmarried couples are entitled to nothing if there is no will. Even if you are marCommercial Property
Why is it necessary to provide ID and proof of funds when instructing a solicitor?
Providing ID and proof of funds is a requirement of The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and TrPrivate Wealth
What happens to a lasting power of attorney when someone dies?
A lasting power of attorney is an excellent way to ensure your health, welfare and financial affairsCommercial Property
Is stamp duty payable on commercial property?
Yes, Stamp Duty Land Tax is payable on commercial property with a purchase price of more than £150,