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Ogier
The Jersey government has introduced emergency legislation to help people to take steps to put in place Wills and make other estate planning arrangements during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Collas Crill
The States of Jersey has passed into law the COVID-19 (Signing of Instruments) (Jersey) Regulations 2020.
Carey Olsen
This is particularly so in respect of the signing of wills. At a time when many individuals may wish to make a will or simply update an existing one, COVID- 19 has made this difficult if not impossible to achieve...
Ogier
One of a few quirks of Probate (Jersey) Law 1998 is that the personal representative (PR) of a foreign-domiciled deceased person's estate is required...
Carey Olsen
Many practitioners will appreciate that Jersey is a self-governing Crown Dependency, with constitutional rights of self-government and judicial independence...
Ocorian
With 2019 marking the tenth anniversary of the introduction of Jersey foundations into Jersey law, in a series of articles Grant Barbour
Ocorian
With 2019 marking the tenth anniversary of the introduction of Jersey foundations into Jersey law, in a series of articles Grant Barbour, Managing Director - Private Client breaks down their key
Ogier
Getting a template for a DIY Will couldn't be easier – they can be obtained from a stationery shop or online for as little as £20. But just because you can, doesn't always mean you should.
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
A second international bank in Jersey has been fined for the offence of intermeddling under the Probate (Jersey) Law 1998 (the "Probate Law").
Ogier
Some may think trusts and foundations are only used by very wealthy people or families, or that by putting assets into a trust or foundation in international finance centres (IFCs) like Jersey, then they are avoiding tax.
Ogier
Today, those arguments still hold true – but more and more the things that are swaying people towards Jersey and Guernsey are about the high quality of lifestyle,
Ogier
It is estimated that two thirds of the population of Britain do not have a valid will, and experience suggests that the figures are similar in Jersey.
Ogier
January is the traditional time of year for writing or updating your will, but Islanders should also consider a LPA to record their wishes about their assets and personal care should they lose mental capacity.
Ogier
After a much-needed reform in the law, people in Jersey can now create Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA)
Ogier
This briefing has been prepared for clients domiciled outside Jersey who are considering making a will to cover their Jersey based movable assets.
Walkers
What's this – surely not another mistake/Hastings-Bass briefing from those people at Walkers?
Ogier
A law has been passed in Jersey to enable people to to validly execute legal documents, such as a Will and a Power of Attorney, when they aren't physically capable of signing their name ...
Baker & Partners
We last discussed this issue in April 2015 following the case of Cooper-Hohn (2014) where one spouse, persuaded the Court of Appeal in England and Wales that their contribution to the finances of the marriage amounted to a "special contribution" so as to justify the Court making an order giving that spouse 64% of the matrimonial assets on divorce.
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
It is often suggested that it is easy to write your own Will if your wishes are simple and your financial situation isn't complicated.
Carey Olsen
A Will is a legal document in which you set out how you would like your estate to be dealt with after your death.
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