Inheritance Tax  

Signing a will during the pandemic

This article is part of
Guide to IHT planning after the pandemic

“Where appropriate, we can introduce the relevant people to provide legal advice in the relevant area and assist with these discussions, particularly given our wider knowledge of the client’s financial affairs and family dynamics.”

So, in Scotland the requirements for a valid will are less onerous (one witness instead of two) than in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

However, it is still not possible to make an electronic will and video wills are not acceptable either (yet).

However, video witnessing may now be possible.