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The People To Appoint In A Will

Your Will needs to set out what you want to happen to your worldly goods (‘your estate’) after you have died. But it also needs to mention several key people, and the terms used for those people can be confusing. Here, I set out the main roles of those who [...]

March 26th, 2019|Categories: Will writing|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Top 5 Reasons Why You Don’t Need A Will

Are you thinking of making a will? Why bother? After all, it's hassle that could last for a whole afternoon - or even more! And, it'll only become relevant after you're dead anyway!   Here are five reasons why life's too short for you to waste it drawing up documents... 1) Your [...]

March 18th, 2019|Categories: Will writing|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Lasting Powers of Attorney – For you or for your loved ones?

I often find that the importance of preparing Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) is not lost on people, but the urgency certainly is. Most people think that preparing their Will is more important. Some even think it is a case of either making their Wills or preparing LPAs. The fact [...]

January 18th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Ultimate list of Will writing mistakes to avoid

Errors and mistakes in your Will, no matter how insignificant they may seem, can make it void and invalid. If your Will is invalid, then there isn’t much point in having it in the first place. To make things worse, an invalid Will is found out when the Testator (the [...]

April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Will writing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Strangest Wills – The Weird and the Wonderful

Don’t get me wrong, writing a Will to let loved ones know what your wishes are after you die is a serious matter. However, on a lighter note, I thought it would be interesting to share with you some of the more stranger Wills that have gone down in history [...]

April 17th, 2018|Categories: Will writing|Tags: , |0 Comments

What rights does a Lasting Power of Attorney give you?

When someone (the Donor) creates a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) they are appointing someone they trust (the Attorney) to make decisions for them if they do not have the mental capacity to do  so. Under a LPA, Attorneys have the legal rights to make decisions for the Donor about [...]

March 30th, 2018|Categories: Lasting Power of Attorney|Tags: , |0 Comments