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What is the Residence Nil Rate Band and how can you use it?

After considerable public pressure and discussion, last year’s budget introduced a Residence Nil Rate Band (RNRB), which is designed to reduce inheritance tax for a large number of families. The RNRB works in addition to the personal nil rate band and is intended to make [...]

2017-06-30T11:49:58+00:00 July 20th, 2017|

Roles and responsibilities when dealing with an Estate

Personal Representatives are an essential part of the probate process and many of us will become one at some point in our lives. Given their importance what responsibilities do they have and what can they be liable for? What is a Personal Representative? A Personal [...]

2017-06-30T11:44:20+00:00 July 13th, 2017|

Local family lawyer Victoria Iliff joins Mewies

Family law specialist Victoria Iliff has moved from Keighley’s Waddington Turner Wall to Skipton’s Mewies Solicitors.  Victoria, who lives in Riddlesden, had been with Waddington Turner Wall for 11 years. She has now joined Angela Green’s growing Family team at Skipton law firm Mewies [...]

2017-09-06T10:16:06+00:00 July 10th, 2017|

Acting as a Deputy for a person with dementia

For someone with dementia, there comes a time when they will need another person to take over making decisions about essential matters, such as health and finances. Many people will put a Lasting Power of Attorney in place in advance of this happening. However, [...]

2017-07-05T09:14:51+00:00 July 4th, 2017|

Dealing with neighbour disputes

We live in increasingly close proximity to one another and, inevitably, that can lead to tensions rising over the behavior of our neighbours. There are many different levels of disputes, from a neighbour playing music at full volume throughout the night, to those who move [...]

2017-06-27T20:30:30+00:00 June 27th, 2017|