Welcome to this month’s edition of Private Client Issues, Blake Morgan’s monthly round-up of the topics you may find of interest. It features insight and advice on developments affecting private individuals.
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Will making in a pandemic
A fascinating look at will-making in a pandemic, from the plague in 1665-6 through to the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Court supports charity in relation to Will construction
Care is required when drafting a Will and each testator should ensure they understand the effects of clauses in their Will.
Can an executor charge a fee?
When can an executor who is engaged in business rely upon a professional charging clause in a Will?
Has family dispute resolution and divorce mediation become centre stage?
In the month that we have enjoyed the BBC drama about the Duke and Duchess of Argyll’s divorce in the 1960s, Family Mediation Week follows, which promotes family dispute resolution and divorce mediation.
How to close a limited company
Companies need to be closed down for a variety of different reasons. We take a look at how to close a limited company and the points you should take note of.
Seller beware principle points to note
We have all heard of the principle ‘buyer beware’, however, we look at the lesser known ‘seller beware’ principle and the key points that a seller should take note of.
If you are impacted by any of the above topics or you would like further information on how we can help you, please contact your usual Blake Morgan adviser.
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