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HOW PROBATE WORKS WHEN YOU CAN’T FIND THE WILL

At death, the affairs of the deceased should be wound up, their debts settled, and their remaining estate distributed to the beneficiaries. The entire process is referred to as ‘probate’, and it could differ depending on whether the deceased died with a will or without a will. In some instances, you may be sure that [...]

2019-09-09T16:57:41+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Contested Will, Probate, Will writing|0 Comments

DO YOU WORRY ABOUT PAYING CARE FEES LATER IN LIFE?

If you own your own home and are wondering about entering residential care, you're probably extremely worried about the potential costs of care fees and their likely impact. Many older people have substantial equity locked into their homes and hope to pass this accrued wealth on as inheritances after they die. However, care home fees [...]

2019-09-09T16:52:54+00:00September 30th, 2019|Will writing|0 Comments

3 THINGS YOU (PROBABLY) DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT INHERITANCE TAX

Inheritance tax, (referred to as IHT), can often be a confusing aspect of inheritance, for both the people writing the wills and the beneficiaries too. However, like with many aspects of finance, law and tax, inheritance tax is not as confusing as it may first seem. I know how important it is to understand these [...]

2019-09-09T16:48:40+00:00September 26th, 2019|Will writing|0 Comments

COMMON MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN MAKING A WILL

Writing a will is one of the most important things you can do in your life. Unfortunately, many mistakes can be made which can often lead to disputes after you are gone. It’s important to make your will watertight and here are some key mistakes to avoid. Letting It Get Out Of Date As soon [...]

2019-10-06T22:47:12+00:00September 23rd, 2019|Will writing|0 Comments

WHY DO I NEED A LASTING POWER OF ATTORNEY?

Lasting Powers of Attorney can make all the difference to your peace of mind if you are elderly as you may find it impossible to make your own decisions at some point in the future. When you have a Lasting Power of Attorney in place, you can rest assured that your appointed Attorneys will be [...]

2019-09-09T16:22:51+00:00September 19th, 2019|Lasting Power of Attorney|0 Comments

MENTAL CAPACITY AND WRITING WILLS

For a will to be legally valid, the person making it must have what is known as ‘mental capacity’ to do so. Mental capacity has a specific meaning in law, which is defined in the Mental Capacity Act 2005. The Mental Capacity Act applies to a number of areas of law, but the guidance which [...]

2019-09-09T16:17:36+00:00September 16th, 2019|Will writing|0 Comments

3 REASONS TO GET YOUR WILL SORTED OUT

Taking the time to sort out your will is arguably one of the most important things you can do. It not only helps your family once you have gone but is also worthwhile in terms of your own wishes too. Many people in the UK though, still put off sorting their will out. This can [...]

2019-09-09T16:13:02+00:00September 13th, 2019|Will writing|0 Comments

THE TRUE COST OF A NOT MAKING A WILL

Where There’s A Will, There’s A Way No one really likes to think about the topic of death. It’s not the most sociable subject of general conversation. However, one fact remains. We will all die. Is it really fair to leave your loved ones without certainty and clarity about what should happen to your estate? [...]

2019-09-14T14:06:37+00:00September 13th, 2019|Will writing|0 Comments

BENEFITS OF A LASTING POWER OF ATTORNEY

If you're concerned about losing your mental capacity, preparing a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) will help reduce stress and worry. Here are some of the benefits of having an LPA. It's Your Choice You're in control over who handles the decisions about your health and finances - from big decisions, like selling your house [...]

2019-09-09T16:05:44+00:00September 9th, 2019|Lasting Power of Attorney|0 Comments