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Deed of Variation

A Deed of Variation can also be referred to as an Instrument of Variation, a Family Arrangement, a Deed of Surrender, or a Deed of Assignment.

A Deed of Variation changes a Will after death and enables the beneficiaries of a deceasedís estate to alter the distribution of that estate, or relinquish a bequest from an estate, by changing the deceasedís Will.

Contact a member of our Private Client Team for further information

Why execute a Deed of Variation?

There are many reasons why it may be desirable to amend the will of a deceased, or indeed Intestacy but they are suually used to ensure thatthe estate passes on in the most Tax efficient way or to a beneficiary that was omitted from the Will.

 
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