25.3.2019 | Jan Atkinson

Treasury collecting millions when no will has been...

Bona Vacantia is Latin for ‘ownerless goods’. Under a combination of common law and statute dating back to the Middle...

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25.3.2019 | Jan Atkinson

Intestacy Rules

What are the rules of intestacy? It is estimated that between half and two-thirds of the adult population have not...

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14.8.2017 | Jan Atkinson

Residential Nil Rate Band and its implications on...

The current Inheritance tax (IHT) threshold, known as the nil-rate band (NRB), has been frozen at its current rate of £325,000...

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19.6.2012 | Jan Atkinson

Billionaire is embroiled in trust dispute with children

Australia’s richest person, mining magnate Gina Rinehart has lost her legal battle to keep secret details of a bitter...

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