Estates & Trusts

Wills – Second Relationships, Two Families

We often have to advise on drafting of wills where the person making the will has a second relationship. There are the children to consider from the first relationship, the partner in the new relationship and potentially her children, or their children from that second relationship.Those clients frequently ask questions like: Do I have any […]

Gift Duty

As you may be aware, gift duty was abolished from 1 October 2011. From that date, any gifts made will not attract gift duty. This will particularly affect those people who have Trusts and who have been involved in gifting programmes. However, although the abolition of gift duty will appear to present attractive options for […]