Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) has introduced guidance on professional deputy costs in partnership with the Senior Courts Costs Office, outlining good practice for professional deputies when charging fees to client accounts.
We have responded to HMRC’s consultation on strengthening disclosure regimes for indirect taxes and inheritance tax
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We get regular enquiries from our members (and the public) asking for help to find the will ‘Granny’ wrote all those years ago at Smith & Jones in Smalltown. Granny has now passed on and so has the law firm. Can we help?
HMRC has now published in final form the first part of its International Exchange of Information Manual, which incorporates HMRC’s guidance on FATCA and the Common Reporting Standard
Ofcom has issued a guide aimed at those managing the telecoms bills, via a power of attorney, for a person lacking mental capacity. The information has been prepared with assistance from the Office of the Public Guardian
The Law Commission consulted on deprivation of liberty between July and November 2015. It has now issued an interim statement summarising the key messages from the consultation and setting out some of its initial conclusions. It will issue its draft report and legislation in December 2016
OPG has issued a practice note setting out how Court of Protection deputies should approach the level of payments to family members who are providing care for someone who lacks mental capacity
The Law Society has responded to the Ministry of Justice’s consultation on proposals to reform fees for grants of probate