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Scottish Unclaimed Estates

In Scotland it is the Queen’s and Lord Treasurer’s Rembembrancer Office that deal with unclaimed Scottish estates on behalf of the Crown. They also publish details of the unclaimed estates on the QLTR website. Since the Succession (Scotland) Act 2016 came into force in March the claim process in relation to Scottish unclaimed estates has been […]

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Wills & Probate Update

A disinherited daughter has won £164,000 challenging her mother’s will. Heather Ilott whose late mother left her whole estate to animal charities has won the six-figure payout in a decision legal experts have said could make wills more open to challenge. The money was awarded to Mrs Ilott by the Court of Appeal following a lengthy […]

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Rules of Intestacy

New provisions of the Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Act 2014 come into force on the 1st October and they change the way in which a person’s estate is divided if they die without a valid will. If the deceased person has a spouse or civil partner but no children, their surviving partner will inherit everything. […]

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