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15th January 2020

Protecting your assets with a Life Interest Trust

Leaving someone a life interest in your Will means they will have the benefit of the asset, for example a property, for the rest of their life following which it will pass to a beneficiary chosen by you. There may be times when it is better to leave someone a life interest, rather than give […]

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14th January 2020

Congratulations to our Love 2 shop voucher prize draw winner!

Wild Place Project E.L.M Legal Services Ltd (E.L.M) were the proud sponsors of a life-size painted bear sculpture that was on display at Wild Place Project this spring. The bear was part of a trail of 20 individually hand-painted 3D bears placed around the south Gloucestershire attraction, greeting visitors from April 6 until September. We […]

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8th January 2020

Review your Inheritance Tax situation in the New Year

Inheritance Tax (IHT) can be a nasty surprise during the administration of a Will. New Year is the ideal time to check that you’ve done all you can to minimise the burden. Increasing property prices has had the effect of increasing the amount of Inheritance Tax many people are paying. There are ways of reducing […]

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18th December 2019

The difference between a gift with reservation of benefit and a potentially exempt transfer

When a substantial gift, usually money or property, is made before death, it may still count towards the value of someone’s estate for Inheritance Tax (IHT) purposes. We look at two different types of gift and whether they will attract IHT. When planning to give gifts to someone during your lifetime, you need to be […]

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17th December 2019

ELM Legal Services Christmas Opening Hours

Our last working day is Friday 20th December 2019 and phone lines will be closed from 3pm we reopen in full on 6th January 2020. Please note: The office will be skeleton staffed between these dates ; however the phones will be on answer service and the post will not be sent out on those […]

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