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Don’t mention the… prenup

Don’t mention the… prenup

Don’t mention the… prenup. Once the stuff of Hollywood royalty, the ‘prenup’ as its colloquially known, has become as much a part of marriage to us mere mortals as it is to them. For you needn’t have the wealth of Michael Douglas to, quite sensibly it might be said,...

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Pension and divorce

Pension and divorce

Can we do anything with the pension? Along with the house, the pension pot is one of the largest financial assets in the family.  You & your spouse might have a mix of his, hers, theirs and yours but all need to be correctly valued and assessed within the context...

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New divorce rules – trouble by another name?

New divorce rules – trouble by another name?

New divorce rules – trouble by another name? ​Whilst it is true that on the one hand, the new Divorce, Dissolution & Separation Act 2020 – up and working from 6th April – should remove animosity from the equation owing to the fact that the divorce can be achieved...

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Administering the Estate of the Deceased

Administering the Estate of the Deceased

Administering the Estate of the Deceased If a family member or friend has died and you are named as an Executor in their Will, do you need to have a Probate Solicitor help administer the estate? There is no obligation for an Executor to engage a Probate Solicitor to...

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Your Will and Inheritance Tax Planning

Your Will and Inheritance Tax Planning

Your Will and Inheritance Tax Planning There are many reasons to ensure that your Will is up to date and relevant to your circumstances. One of the biggest is ensuring that on your death, your wishes are followed rather than your estate being divided subject to the...

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Free Wills Month

Free Wills Month

Free Wills Month GoodyBurrett are proud to be working as one of the Legal Partners to the Free Wills Month campaign again this year. Free Wills Month brings together groups of well-loved charities and offers the public the chance to have their simple Wills written for...

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