Should An Heir Receive a Life of Luxury?

Should An Heir Receive a Life of Luxury?

A recent case heard in the United Kingdom has those watching wondering whether a marital life of luxury ought to be continued once one of the spouses dies. Should an heir have the right to a life of luxury? Construction tycoon Ian Wooldridge died in a helicopter crash...
Dying Without A Will Causes Chaos

Dying Without A Will Causes Chaos

Dying without a will often leads to chaos, particularly if you have a complex family or business structure. Dying without a will means that you leave your family with no instructions about your final wishes, including your assets, your funeral plans and who should...
Charity Bequests: Should You Do It?

Charity Bequests: Should You Do It?

Are charity bequests a good idea in your will? Charity bequests occur when people leave part of or their entire estate to charities of their choice upon their deaths. The answer regarding charity bequests must often be decided by the court. In the United Kingdom,...
Inheritance and Divorce

Inheritance and Divorce

If you have recently received an inheritance from your family and then you and your partner go through a divorce, should you be able to keep your inheritance in full? Or is it fairer that your ex-spouse has a claim to the inheritance too? It is interesting to note...