Personal / Article Jersey’s succession laws & your family finances
Jersey’s succession laws are not widely understood and especially not their impact on how parties should behave during their lifetime. This is the issue of forced heirship (or légitime) and it’s often neglected little cousin, rapport à la masse.
Personal / Article Leaving a bequest to charity in your will
Bequeathing money to charity in your will
Personal / Article Have you got a will?
People will often say “I am too young to think about a will” or more usually “the law says my children will inherit my assets so I need not make a will”. It may be a silly thing to say but as with most things in life, death is not so straight forward.