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Need to brush up on your legal terminology? Here we have created a full glossary of the legal terms you’re likely to come across during the process of working with us.

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There are currently 6 legal terms in this directory beginning with the letter I.
Inheritance Act 1975
The legislation used to determine who has the right to make an inheritance claim against an estate, and what they might be entitled to if they do.
Inheritance tax (IHT)
The tax payable on an estate if the estate is worth more than the nil rate band.
Intestacy rules
The laws that govern how a person's estate is administered when there is no Will.
When a person dies without leaving a valid Will.
Issue (contested probate)
A court’'s formal acceptance of a claim, when it is stamped with an official stamp and sent to all parties involved.
Issue (Wills)
Any descendants, e.g. children and grandchildren.
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