Partner James Cook highlights the potential pitfalls that may jeopardise your intention to include a charitable legacy in your will while exploring how to safeguard your legacy.
When leaving a legacy in your will to charity, you must be careful to ensure that the charity is correctly described for fear of the legacy lapsing or failing. That said, there may be circumstances outside of your control that result in your chosen charity either changing its name or ceasing to exist prior to your death.
How to safeguard your legacy
Charity name change
Charity ceases to exist
Private client legal news—January 2024
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