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Types of gifts you can leave in your Will

Legal terminology in Scotland can sometimes be difficult to comprehend if you have never been exposed to it. The language surrounding Will making is no exception to this. The Will itself can be divided into different gifts, depending on how the Will maker wants to distribute their estate. Gifts in a Will can either be specific, pecuniary or residual. If you are writing a Will and are confused about the distinction between these gifts, the team at McLennan Adam Davis makes writing your Will simple. Contact our knowledgeable team today to get started. 

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Why you shouldn't put off writing your Will and do it now

As with any task that seems difficult and involved, it can be tempting to delay writing your Will for as long as possible. Especially if you are young and healthy, you may think you don’t have an urgent need for a Will. However, if the unthinkable happens and you die without one in place, the consequences for your family could be devastating.  

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What are my legal options if a loved one has lost capacity?

A loved one losing the capacity to make their own decisions can be highly distressing. As well as coping with your own emotions, you will need to take care of your loved one’s finances and welfare arrangements.

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Report Reveals Expected Levels of Intergenerational Wealth Transfer

A new report has given an interesting insight into levels of wealth that is expected to transfer between generations over the next 30 years. 

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Retirees Expected to Bequeath Significant Part of Their Wealth

A newly published set of reports has highlighted the level of wealth held by older people in England and also found that much of it is likely to be bequeathed to later generations

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