COVID-19 - We are open for business and here to help ->
Call Stirling 01786 235 235
Call Tillicoultry 01259 753 330

watersrule solicitors blog

Welcome to the watersrule solicitors blog. The blog contains general legal news updates and news from our firm. For expert legal advice on any matter please contact our solicitors (Stirling: 01786 235 235; Tillicoultry: 01259 753 330)

People Reduce Inheritance Expectations

New research has revealed that working age adults in Britain are not banking on a substantial inheritance to secure their financial future.

Continue reading
  1150 Hits
1150 Hits

Milestone Moments Prompt Will Writing

Only around half of UK adults have made a will, according to will writing campaign group Will Aid.

Continue reading
  1166 Hits
1166 Hits

Consultation over Proposed Will-Writing Reforms

The Law Society of England and Wales has welcomed the launch of a public consultation exercise by the Law Commission over proposed reforms to the laws relating to will-writing.

Continue reading
  1320 Hits
1320 Hits

Heirs to Prince’s Estate Named

Over a year after Prince’s untimely death, a judge in Minnesota has named the singer’s sister, Tyka Nelson, and his five half-siblings as heirs to his estate, reports the Independent.

Continue reading
  1467 Hits
1467 Hits

Study Predicts Greater Demand for Inheritance Tax Advice

New research from Prudential has revealed that financial advisers are forecasting a sharp rise in demand for inheritance tax (IHT) advice.

Continue reading
  1248 Hits
1248 Hits

Grandchild Born ‘Out of Wedlock’ Denied Inheritance

In a recent interesting case from Canada, a man has been told that he is not entitled to any inheritance from his grandmother’s estate because he was born ‘out of wedlock’, the Toronto Star reports.

Continue reading
  1175 Hits
1175 Hits

Parents Support Early Inheritance Giving

New research into gifting behaviour has found that parents want to give away early inheritance gifts to help their children financially now rather than making them wait.

Continue reading
  1966 Hits
1966 Hits

UK Government Drops Probate Fee Increase

The UK Government has recently announced that it will no longer be progressing plans to increase probate fees in England and Wales.

Continue reading
  1177 Hits
1177 Hits

Estate Planning Discussions Help Families Prepare for the Future

Having an open conversation about estate planning is still proving difficult for many people, according to new research from Canada by BMO Financial Group.

Continue reading
  1164 Hits
1164 Hits

Calls for VAT Exemption for Wills Containing Charitable Bequests

Charity consortium Remember A Charity has called on the UK Government to do more to encourage legacy giving by making the cost of writing a will containing a charitable bequest exempt from VAT.

Continue reading
  63 Hits
63 Hits
Please note that watersrule solicitors ARE NOT registered to provide Legal Aid or other types of Legal Financial Assistance.

Get in touch

We always aim to reply within 24 hours

Please let us know your name.
Please let us know your email address.
Please let us know your phone number.
Please let us know your email subject.
Please let us know your message.

“They were very thorough in their preparation, very realistic in their goals, worked to resolve issues and kept me very well informed.”

Michael, Tillicoultry