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Thanks for your patience and enquiry. The only implication of entering a civil partnership is that it will revoke any will previously written by you. As such, once you enter into a civil partnership you would have to rewrite your will. This could be a jointly written will with your current partner.
The will itself does not negate the paying of taxes or death duties. What you would have to now consider is proper estate planning. For this, so persons opt to either gift their assets whilst alive to their beneficiaries or set up trust. If you opt to gift an asset while alive, your beneficiary would not have to pay death duties if you were to live for 7 years after the transfer has been made. And setting up a bare trust may also be exempt from Inheritance Tax, as long as you survive for 7 years after making the transfer.
I do however recommend going in to consult with a solicitor face to face in relation to this. As this forum is very limited in scope and will not fully review all the options available to you. You may locate a local solicitor to you via the below link
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