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Wills and Marriage

When making a Will your legal marital status is very important and can make a big difference to family inheritance and tax.

If you are:-

Changing your marital status is a significant life event - you should update your Will at that time to match your changed circumstances.

Only if you are legally married can you exploit ‘spouse exemption’ to avoid inheritance tax.

All the same considerations apply to Civil Partnerships

Wills and Marriage

Your legal marital status is very important when thinking about inheritance and writing a Will and might impact things in ways that you do not expect.