The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has bowed to pressure and abandoned its plan for a dramatic increase in probate fees, following a campaign by this newspaper. The radical proposal was slammed as a backdoor
The UK government has scrapped controversial plans to overhaul probate fees which would have seen the wealthiest families pay almost £6,000 more to secure legal control over a deceased person’s estate.
Gifting interests in a closely held business can be an effective estate planning technique. It can save on estate taxes and reward family members for their hard work in running the family business while
Montgomery, Alabama, site of the historic Montgomery bus boycott, is set to get its first black mayor in the city's 200-year history, with Probate Judge Steven Reed winning roughly two-thirds of the total
Rejoice! Party conference season is finally over. Our MPs can stop making lofty promises to the beleaguered citizens of regional towns – and make them in London instead. As my colleague Lauren Davidson
Winter is coming, and with winter comes snow, snow and more snow. And while Canadian snowbirds can escape the winter in the U.S. Sunbelt, they cannot escape two other certainties: death and taxes. Fortunately,