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People Encouraged to Leave Charitable Legacies

The number of people leaving money to charity in their wills has risen sharply in recent years, according to research by data analysis firm Smee & Ford.

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Leaving a Charitable Bequest in your Will

Having an up-to-date will is important as it is the best way to ensure that your estate is passed on family and friends in the least stressful and most tax-efficient way.

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Siblings Raise Inheritance Disputes in Court

Disputes between family members over wills and inheritances are unfortunately more common than people might think, and a number of interesting examples have recently been reported in the media.

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The Dangers of a DIY Will

With new data suggesting that the number of contested Wills is increasing, many experts have blamed the increasing popularity of self-made Wills, also known as DIY Wills.

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Notable changes in the succession (Scotland) bill in particular with respect to wills

The Succession (Scotland) Bill was introduced in the Scottish Parliament in June 2015 and received Royal ascent on March 2016.  For anyone looking for a detailed analysis of the changes we would recommend the Scottish Parliament SPICE Briefing Document by Sarah Harley Clark entitled Succession (Scotland) Bill Reference 15/48 which we have utilised to provide some detailed points which you may find relevant.

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