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Succession planning: business continuity after death

Succession planning: business continuity after death

Posted on June 02, 2020, by Sarah Cornish

Have you taken steps to ensure your business could survive without you? Sarah Cornish, Partner and Head of Coodes Solicitors’…

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Can I still make a Will during the coronavirus pandemic?

Can I still make a Will during the coronavirus pandemic?

Posted on April 02, 2020, by Sarah Cornish

Given the social distancing measures in place, is it possible to make or update a Will during the coronavirus pandemic?…

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New rules for Capital Gains Tax

New rules for Capital Gains Tax

Posted on March 04, 2020, by Sarah Cornish

The Government is introducing new rules for Capital Gains Tax on property sales. Sarah Cornish, Partner and Head of Wills,…

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Why a Business LPA could be a crucial part of your risk management strategy

Why a Business LPA could be a crucial part of your risk management strategy

Posted on January 06, 2020, by Kirsty Davey

Kirsty Davey, Partner in the Corporate and Commercial team and Sarah Cornish, Partner in the Wills, Probate and Trusts team,…

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Why getting your affairs in order should not be left until later life

Why getting your affairs in order should not be left until later life

Posted on September 24, 2019, by Lucy James

Getting your affairs in order is often seen as something that we should tackle in later life. However, it is…

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Lasting Power of Attorney

Why do I need a Lasting Power of Attorney?

Posted on July 29, 2019, by Bernadette Polkinghorne

Bernadette Polkinghorne is a Lasting Power of Attorney specialist in Coodes Solicitors’ Wills, Probate and Trusts team. Here she outlines…

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What to consider before you become the Bank of Mum and Dad

What to consider before you become the Bank of Mum and Dad

Posted on June 17, 2019, by Ed Coode

News reports suggest that the average amount donated by the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ is £18,000. This is a…

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Five surprising reasons why people put off making a Will

Five surprising reasons why people put off making a Will

Posted on May 15, 2019, by Richard Pollock

Richard Pollock, Partner in Coodes Solicitors’ Wills, Probate and Trusts team, says that people can put off making a Will…

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How a properly drawn-up Will could prevent inheritance disputes

How a properly drawn-up Will could prevent inheritance disputes

Posted on March 12, 2019, by Sarah Cornish

Inheritance disputes are on the increase. A survey has shown that more people are prepared to challenge a Will. Sarah…

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Could an Asset Protection Trust help my family avoid care home fees?

Could an Asset Protection Trust help my family avoid care home fees?

Posted on February 11, 2019, by Louise Southwell

Have you considered an Asset Protection Trust as a way of helping your family avoid care home fees? Coodes Partner…

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