Entries by Adrian Dunford

Claims under the inheritance act on the rise

Claims are also granted decades after the deadline It is a common mistake that people believe that a claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 can only be brought within 6 months of the Grant being issued. This is not the case! The actual position is that a claim can be brought at any […]

Why you need a Will Clarity Statement

Why writing a Will may not be enough One In Four people would mount a legal challenge against a loved ones Will Complex relationships often mean that relatives and dependants are left feeling disappointed with what they inherit Estate values can be depleted by court fees or even wiped out With todays ‘modern’  lifestyle, the increase in […]

1 in 4 adults prepared to challenge Wills.

A quarter of adults are now prepared to dispute a Will 1 in 4 people are willing to challenge against a loved one’s Will if they disagree with the distribution of the estate, a survey reveals. (Survey commissioned by Direct Line) The problem – The readiness of family members to oppose a relative’s last wishes […]

Why are more Wills being contested?

There has been an increase in the number of Wills being disputed by family members. Why is this happening and what can you do to try to ensure your assets to go where you want them to?   A death in the family can either bring a family closer together or tear it apart. English […]

How can I protect my children’s inheritance?

Without the correct ‘Bloodline Planning’ : • Your spouse/partner and children may not inherit your share of a business • Some or all of your children’s or grandchildren’s (Bloodline’s) inheritance may be lost • Assets distributed to beneficiaries exposes those assets to risk   Assets not protected by a Trust face attack from : • The […]

U-PLAN has changed office address.

U-PLAN has changed its operational office address. After enjoying our time in Wilmslow, we have moved into brand new offices in the Cheshire town of Poynton. Our clients can come in and meet with us in the new offices, or continue to benefit from free home visit consultations. Click here to book your free office or home consultation.