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How A Property Trust Will Can Protect The Value Of Your Home

It's not something most people think about, but it's essential to write a Will and preserve your wealth for your family's future after your death. Among other steps you can take, you should ensure your home is handled according to ...
Probate and Estate Administration

A Guide To Placing Deceased Estates Notices In The Gazette

If you are an executor or administrator of a Will, you are responsible for dealing with any claims against the estate. After you receive a grant of probate, Section 27 of the Trustee Act 1925 recommends that you place something called ...
How To Write Your Own Will And Should You

How To Write Your Own Will And Should You?

Writing a Will is often on everybody’s to-do list, but it usually keeps getting put off. If you’re young and healthy, it’s seen as something you only need to do when you’re older. And if you are older, its delay ...

How To Be An Executor For A Will And What You Should Expect?

When a close friend or family member dies, it can be devastating and going through paperwork, wills, and estate documents as their executor might be the last thing you want to do. But it could also be a welcome diversion ...
What Are The Benefits Of Discretionary Will Trusts

What Are The Benefits Of Discretionary Will Trusts?

If you’re looking to make sure all your property and financial assets stay protected during life, giving you more flexibility should your circumstances change, and are distributed as you wish after your death, a Discretionary Will Trust is becoming an ...
Looking To Make A Will Online? Ask Yourself 3 Questions Before You Start

Looking To Make A Will Online? Ask Yourself 3 Questions Before You Start

Making a Will might seem like something you can keep putting off, particularly if you’re young. But making your Will is important, no matter what type it is or when you write it. You get to control what happens to ...
What Is A Life Interest Trust?

What Is A Life Interest Trust?

When you make your Will to set out your final wishes, it's easy to include a trust that gives someone a life interest in your property or any other assets, without them actually leaving your estate. Life Interest Trusts are ...
What is a mirror will

What Is A Mirror Will?

When you make a will at any time of your life, you know your estate and your final wishes will be dealt with accordingly and how you wanted. So choosing the right type of will, one that’s relevant to your ...
What is a Will? Do I even need one?

What Is A Will? Do I Even Need One?

I have said this a few times now, its probably the largest legal document you will ever make as it deals with everything you own! Sadly, some people do not get round to it for one reason or another. What ...
Signing Online. Is this Legal?

Signing Online? Is This Legal?

  Yes!  It is, we have seen a surge in demand over this pandemic for Wills to be completed and early into this difficult situation, the government recognized the need for change. So, what are the current requirements? At present ...