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STEP and TEP – What are the benefits?

The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), is an organisation devoted to improving public understanding of the issues families face in relation to inheritance and succession planning.  Promoting education and high professional standards among all of its members is … Read more

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Facts about Wills and Marital Status

According to Saga, around 8 million people over the age of 50 are yet to make a Will and there are a number of reasons as to why this task is constantly put at the bottom of our priority list. … Read more

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Becoming a Deputy for those who are Vulnerable – Carers Week

Here at Forbes Solicitors, safeguarding a vulnerable adult in regards to their finances is an area we feel strongly about and endeavour to protect. The process of making a will is difficult enough, yet the complexities are heightened for those … Read more

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Inheritance Tax: Agricultural Property Explained

It was reported by the Guardian last year that farmland in Britain is rapidly becoming a haven for those looking to hide from inheritance tax. If you’re the owner of agricultural property, you may be relieved from all or a … Read more

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How to factor Foreign Property into your Will

Owning your own overseas property is usually the result of years of hard work, meaning it’s essential you factor this into your will to ensure it ends up in the right hands. There are a number of questions that can … Read more

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Facts about Inheritance Tax

Following a person’s death, Inheritance Tax has been known to cost family members thousands and it’s important to get clued up on the unavoidable charges you or your family may be faced with. As it stands, Inheritance Tax will be … Read more

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What is the Difference between a Will and a Probate?

The terminology surrounding the execution of a will can sometimes be quite daunting, especially when you are dealing with the death of a person or relative close to you. At Forbes Solicitors, we understand the information regarding this subject may … Read more

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How to Deal with a Will on death

Although it can often be considered as a delicate subject, following on from a death, someone has to deal with the estate of the deceased person. A person’s estate is everything owned by that person; this could involve their money, … Read more

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