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COVID-19 / Coronavirus - Making a Will during lockdown

Joel Evans
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This is a difficult and uncertain time for all of us. It may be the panic of the pandemic or the reflection that lockdown has allowed for, but more people than ever are finally making a Will or updating their current Will. The lockdown has forced us to close...

What happens to my 'online life' after my death?

Joel Evans
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What happens to my ‘online life’ after my death? More and more of our lives are spent online. Your accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram; your online banking accounts; your photos and videos stored in ‘the cloud’; or your...

Will Disputes on the Rise

Alex Kilby
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When someone passes away, their Will acts as a guide to how their assets will be distributed, and it is the responsibility of the executor to carry out these wishes. For the majority of cases, all goes to plan and the estate is settled as set out in the...

Why You Should Prepare A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)

Joel Evans
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Assessing risk has never been a strength of humans. To borrow the lyrics from the classic ‘Sunscreen’ song - Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen) by Quindon Tarver: The real troubles in your life are apt to be things That never...

Why You Should Use a Solicitor for Your Will - and Avoid a DIY Disaster!

Alex Kilby
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We can all appreciate the value of a bit of Do-It-Yourself. It can be a great way to save some money on things you’d normally have to pay a professional for. But as many have found out through DIY disasters, sometimes it could have been better to get a...

Probate: What to do when someone passes away

Alex Kilby
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What steps do you need to take if you’re nominated as the executor of a Will? And what needs to be done when someone passes away without a Will? If you’re starting out on the path to tying up someone’s financial affairs, this blog runs through what you can expect.

5 Common Will Writing Mistakes to Avoid

Joel Evans
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Writing a Will isn’t something that is high on the agenda for most people – after all, having to consider the rather morbid topic of one’s passing isn’t much fun. It’s arguably one of the most important documents you’ll...

Care Home Fees and the Family Home

Alex Kilby
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- and how to safeguard your home by making a Property Protection Trust Will. Care home fees later in life can be a worry – even though people are living longer, there is a chance that one or even both partners in a family home will require long-term...

Check our top tips for dealing with a loved ones estate after they pass...

Joel Evans
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TOP TIPS for executors when dealing with a loved one’s estate. Dealing with the loss of a loved one is never easy, especially when coupled with going through the often complex process of sorting out their estate. To help ease this pressure and make...

A Lasting Power of Attorney - giving you peace of mind for the future.

Alex Kilby
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Everybody wants to live long, but none of us want to get old. Lots of people make a Will, to provide for their friends and family after their days, but what about your own health and wellbeing when you are still around? Who will look after you? It is very...

Worried about losing your home to pay for Care Home fees? A Property Protection Trust Will could be the answer.

Ceri Davies
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Care home fees later in life can be a worry – even though people are living longer, there is a chance that one or even both partners in a family home will require long-term residential care at some point in their lives. Most people assume that they...

Made a Will?

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Nearly six out of ten adults in the UK don’t have a will in place, including one in three over the age of 55. Get in touch to be one of the four in ten who have ensured that they have provided for their families according to their wishes! 01443 755189...