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New Residential Nil-Rate Band for Inheritance Tax

As of 6th April 2017, individuals may be able to “top up” their Nil Rate Bands (currently £325,000 for individuals or £650,000 for married couples which is inheritance tax free on their estate) to £500,000 for individuals or £1,000,000 for married couples. Our Wills and Probate Team are regularly involved in tax and estate planning. This article...

Lasting Powers of Attorney registration fees reduced

Lasting and Enduring Powers of Attorney registration fees reduced With effect from 1st April 2017, the Government has reduced their fee for applying to register Lasting and Enduring Powers of Attorney. The fee reduced from £110 to £82 making a reduction of £28 and the fees for resubmitting a Lasting Power of Attorney for registration fell from £55 to...

Free Family Law Advice in Leicester County Court

Josiah Hincks Solicitors work alongside the Law Works Pro-Bono Scheme which is supported by the Law Society, to provide a free family law advice service at Leicester County Court, 90, Wellington Street, Leicester, LE1 6HJ on alternate Thursdays of every month. This service is available to individuals who do not have legal representation on the day of their Court...

Family Lawyer in Blaby appointed as member of Resolution

Josiah Hincks Solicitors are pleased to announce that Matthew Thom, the Resident Partner and family law solicitor in Blaby, has become a member of Resolution.  Resolution recognises family lawyers who are committed to dealing with family disputes in a constructive manner. Resolution also promotes a non-confrontational approach to dealing with family matters,...

Why every business owner should have a Lasting Power of Attorney

Lasting Power of Attorney for business owners There is a common misconception that Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) can only be used for personal matters – this is not true. In this blog, our Wills and Probate Solicitor in Market Harborough, Sandy Kaur, explains why it is important for business owners to get a Lasting Power of Attorney sorted. Are you a...

Good Divorce Week

Resolution are promoting their ‘Good Divorce Week’ this week and Resolution members will be campaigning for ‘no fault divorces’ and more improved rights for cohabitating couples in Parliament. Our divorce solicitors in Leicester explain what this is about. Currently, the only ground for divorce in England and Wales is proving that your marriage has...