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Stay up to date on all the latest legal developments with our regularly published articles and updates. As with everything we do, we aim to explain how any changes in the law could affect you, your family or your business in the simplest way possible. If you would like to discuss any of our articles further, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
14 Feb 2020 | Jack Robinson
The Civil Partnership Act and Estate planning for same-sex couples
As part of Smith Partnership’s support of LGBTQ+ History Month, we will be looking back at key moments…
30 Jan 2020 | Jack Robinson
Changes to the Statutory Legacy for Surviving Spouses or Civil Partners
The Government has recently made a change to the Rules of Intestacy by increasing the statutory legacy…
28 Aug 2019 | Darren Perry
Trust Amongst Friends: Can a Bare Trust Exist Without a Trust Deed?
A Bare Trust is where an individual (the Trustee) holds assets on behalf of another person (the Beneficiary).…
09 Jul 2019 | Lisa Franklin
Relationship Misconceptions and Considerations in Wills
There are so many misconceptions about relationships and how a particular relationship status can effect a Last…
08 Jul 2019 | Lisa Franklin
Court of Protection – Deputyship Applications
“I’m sorry, we can only discuss the account with the account holder”
“But I’m her daughter, my mum has…
10 Jun 2019 | Sarah Clark
Is your Will a slippery slope?
We have seen a recent rise in Will Writers offering cheaply prepared Wills online, and more and more people are…