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  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Possessory Title
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    Possessory Title If land is unregistered at Land Registry and the paper title deeds cannot be located it is possible to apply to Land Registry for a claim for Adverse Possession. As there are no Title Deeds a Statement would need to be provided showing how the applicant’s claim arises and providing such documentary evidence… Learn more

  • Kate Godber - Wills, Probate, LPA, Tax and Trusts
    Declaration of Trust for jointly owned rental properties
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    Did you know?   If you own a rental property with your spouse or civil partner but you don’t split the income equally between you both, there is a dedicated tax form to let HMRC know.   Usually, the shares of a property between two or more people are written in a “Declaration of Trust”:… Learn more

  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Overriding Interests and how they can impact on a purchaser of a residential property
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    Overriding Interests…. what are they? Overriding interests and how they impact on a purchaser of a residential property: The Land Registry created ‘Overriding Interests’ by way of the Land Registry Act 1925. The reason for this creation was to allow for unregistered rights and interests affecting a property to be accounted for. These interests can… Learn more

  • Left out of a Will?
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    Leaving someone out of a Will may be a deliberate choice, but can also be due to changes in circumstances since a Will was written, or be the consequence of a mistake in how the Will was drafted.  Those who are named in a Will are known as Beneficiaries, and in the majority of Wills… Learn more

  • Paul Stubbs - Litigation
    What happens if you’ve been left out of a loved ones will?
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    It is often difficult to know where to turn when a loved one passes away.  If there is a will in place at the time of someone’s death, their estate will be dealt with in accordance with that will.  In some cases the will was made numerous years in advance and loved ones may not… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    Executors and online banking.
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      It is important when someone dies that the Executor is able to access all information regarding all assets the deceased has. The Executor has to obtain values of all assets as quickly as possible to establish whether there is any inheritance tax to pay and to establish whether details of any gifts of money… Learn more

  • Leanne Hathaway - Tax and Trusts
    Inheritance Tax – Do I need to pay this?
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    Not everybody has to pay Inheritance Tax. Inheritance Tax is due when a person’s possessions and property, also known as their estate is worth over £325,000 when they die.  This is the ‘Inheritance Tax threshold’.   The rate of Inheritance Tax is 40% on anything that is above the threshold. If more than 10% is… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    What makes Will valid?
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    The recent High Court of Justice case dealing with the Hazel Charlton estate raises a number of issues. One being that the home made Will prepared was not valid and therefore the estate did not pass to whom Hazel Charlton had wanted it to. For a Will to be valid 1. the person who makes… Learn more

  • Faye Williamson - Family Law
    What happens to your finances when you get divorced?
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    Many people believe that once the marriage is dissolved their ex-spouse will no longer have a claim on their finances. This is not necessarily the case. If the finances are not dealt with on divorce then your ex-spouses claims remain open on you and your claims remain open upon them. There are certain conditions which… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    How to deal with the property of someone who has died
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    Everything that a person who has died owns is called their estate. This can be made up of:   Money – both cash and money in the bank/building society Money owed to the person who has died Shares Property Personal possessions – cars, jewellery   Any money owed, so for example, credit cards charges or… Learn more

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