Discover how gifts and transfers you make in life can affect the inheritance tax your estate pays when you are gone.
With the government's recent increase of the Statutory Legacy, we examine the Statutory legacy and how it could affect passing your property on after death.
The Deputy and the DNA Test: How a Professional Deputy Aimed to Prepare for Possible Inheritance Disputes
We look at a rare case in which a Deputy sought approval to DNA test the person they were protecting, in order to avoid possible inheritance disputes in future
Deputies make decisions for a person who has lost the mental capacity to decide for themselves, but can a Deputy make gifts using that person's assets?
Rachel Roche, the founder of multi-award winning Roche Legal, has signed a deal with the Law Society to write a guide to setting up a new firm at a time of dramatic change in the legal profession. Rachel, who has offices in York and Harrogate, will join forces with Darren J. Sylvester, founding director [...]
York solicitor Rachel Roche today hailed news of the Government’s decision to scrap planned increases in probate fees as a “victory for common sense.” Rachel Roche, founder of Roche Legal, has been supported by local MP Julian Sturdy in her bid to get the Government to change their mind over the changes that would have [...]
York based Roche Legal has won the prestigious Private Client Award at the Yorkshire Legal Awards, announced at a glittering ceremony in Leeds last night. This was the 20th year of the Yorkshire Legal Awards and Roche Legal were praised for their ground-breaking Private Client service, including the development and launch of a cutting-edge [...]
Could the order in which you and your partner die make a difference your loved ones' inheritance? We look at a recent case where this had a dramatic effect.
Find out what action you can take when you believe an Attorney or Deputy is abusing their power under a Lasting Power of Attorney or Deputyship Order