Did You Know? .....

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1. That you can’t cut your children out of your Will? But McClure’s has a way of doing so. (England & Wales)

1a. That you can’t cut your children out of your Will? But McClure’s has a way of doing so. (Scotland)

2. That you can save 40% on your probate costs if you are not an inheritance tax payer?

3. That you can save 10% on your probate costs?

4. That you can avoid Inheritance Tax after just 2 years instead of the usual 7 years?

5. That you can get Inheritance Tax advice for only £99?

6. That you can get your Will made free of charge? No charge, no catch, no excuse.

7. That you can get a Power of Attorney prepared at a special discounted price?

8. That we can change someone’s Will after they die?

9. That you can get an Estate Planning Will for the same price as an Ordinary Will?

10. That if a spouse has dementia you qualify for a 25% discount on Council Tax?

11. That if you transferred your house to your children they will probably be liable to Capital Gains Tax when it is sold?

12. That if you have transferred your house to your children it may no longer be insured?

13. That a couple can easily protect at least half their estate against care costs?

14. That when you make your Will you must make reasonable provision for close family members? 
       Even if it’s not what you want?

15. That a survey showed that 1 in 4 Wills are either defective or of poor quality?

16. That remarriage cancels your Will?

17. That people pay about £5.1Billion in IHT each year?

18. That Inheritance Tax can be 80% and not the usual 40%?

19. That if you leave an inheritance to children on state benefits they will normally lose their benefits?

20. That if you have no children, great care is required to ensure that your Will is correct?

21. That if you have children to different relationships, great care is required to ensure that your Will is correct?

22. That spouses often change their Wills after the first spouse dies?

23. That a £150 Will can cost £55,000?

24. That if your estate is not secured in a Family Protection Trust, it's possible it could be changed after you've passed away?

25. That you can avoid the Probate procedure altogether with a Family Protection Trust?

26. That if you die without a Will in place, a long-winded and costly process lies ahead with no guarantee of where your        estate will go?

27. That if you begin to lack capacity and don't have a Lasting Power of Attorney in place, your relatives may need to go to the Court of Protection for a Deputyship?