Inheritance Tax

A very short point; Inheritance Tax, when it is due, is generally spread across the assets in proportion, so that if a house is two-thirds of the estate, then it will bear two-thirds of the tax.  The beneficiaries might decide to pay all the tax from the “cash”...

Intermeddling?

Another strange word beloved of lawyers.  It applies to a situation where someone finds that they have been appointed executor in a Will, starts acting in that capacity and then regrets taking on the responsibility. An example would be an executor who takes control of...