COVID Notice

22/06/2020

We are just writing to re-assure you that business is carrying on as usual at Wansbroughs. We have established a dedicated COVID-19 group which constantly monitors developments and has put contingency plans in place, calibrated to the level of potential disruption.

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Disinheriting someone from your Will?

18/06/2020

No one sets out in life looking for estrangement; in fact, wealth, health and happiness are far more likely goals. However, sometimes things just happen and you may get to the point when – however reluctantly – you decide that you want to disinherit someone from your Will.

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COVID-19 – THE STATUS OF POSSESSION PROCEEDINGS - (UPDATED JUNE 2020)

18/06/2020

Pre-Court Proceedings Residential tenancies - From 26 March 2020 a Landlord of a property let out on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy must now give 3 months’ notice in the eviction notice (for both a Section 8 and Section 21 notice).

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Fortnightly updates from the Family team to stay connected – part 3

17/06/2020

Coronavirus: Supporting those at risk of domestic abuse during lockdown. We understand that it can often be very difficult to speak out against domestic abuse and that the current constraints, placing the country in lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic, has made it even more difficult to seek essential help and support.

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An Inspector Calls (or might do)

11/06/2020

Whilst HMRC might have temporarily suspended inheritance tax (IHT) investigations in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the likelihood is they will become more aggressive when investigations start up again to help balance the country’s books. HMRC are most likely to investigate cases where IHT reliefs are being claimed on someone’s death, including the following:

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Private Client Update

11/06/2020

More on Wills… and why you need one if you have a ‘blended’ family Last week we commented on the importance of Wills for unmarried couples. It is a misconception that the law recognises an unmarried partner as a ‘common law’ husband or wife. If you die without a valid Will in place, leaving a partner you did not marry (or enter into a civil partnership with), that partner cannot expect to receive anything from your estate, as a matter of law.

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