Wills & Probate

15/08/2014 0 comments 2798 views

Official court figures indicate that the number of claims against executors for breach of duty have more than tripled over the past year. The claims range from theft of assets...
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22/07/2014 0 comments 1124 views

Everyone knows the importance of making a Will. However, what happens if a person lacks the mental capacity to make a valid Will, perhaps because of a brain injury or...
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16/07/2014 0 comments 1185 views

When someone dies there are certain categories of people who can claim money from the estate if they have not been adequately provided for. This includes the spouses, ex spouses...
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01/07/2014 0 comments 1372 views

When making a Will it is worth remembering that using a solicitor is not only good value (it really is much cheaper than you think and can sometimes be free...
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09/06/2014 0 comments 1062 views

Many people choose not to put wills in place in the mistaken presumption that the rules of intestacy will provide for their next of kin. Unfortunately this is not always...
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28/05/2014 0 comments 926 views

Well, no not really! Once you have made a Will, you do need to review it regularly because there are likely to have been changes in your circumstances, the tax...
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21/05/2014 0 comments 1006 views

You may have read about the cap on care home fees, which is due to come in to force in 2016. The publicity suggests that no one will have to...
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19/05/2014 0 comments 1018 views

Why do I need a Will when I want it all to go to my family? If you die without a Will (intestate) your estate, however large or small, will be dealt with...
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14/05/2014 0 comments 895 views

Death, is not an easy topic to discuss with your family and a recent survey indicated that very few people actually do have a conversation on this subject. Yet, we...
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30/04/2014 0 comments 1241 views

People may consider that completing a Wills Pack from a stationers such as WHSmith or a pack from a Union, means that they can forget about the Wills from the...
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