Wills Advice

Do I need a Will?

Do I need a Will? Yes! A Will is a legal document expressing your wishes in regard to the distribution of your estate including property and other assets.

DIY Will VS Professional Wills

DIY Will friend or foe? “Nearly 60% of adults across the UK have not written a Will” according to research done by Unbiased.co.uk and explained in an article by this is money.

Marriage and Civil partnership VS Co-habitation and Common law

Unfortunately, not taking the proper precautions can lead to a lot of distress, disputes and even court cases in some circumstances.

Wills and Estates made famous by Charles Dickens

If you went to school in the UK, then you will know of Charles Dickens and have probably been forced to read Great Expectations at some point.

What types of beneficiaries are named in a Will?

Anyone can be a beneficiary of a Will. This could be a family member, friend or even a charity or organisation.
There are multiple types of beneficiaries that can be named in a Will.

What happens when a beneficiary of a will dies?

A beneficiary is named in a will or through the laws of intestacy as the recipient of a gift (cash or possession) or an inheritance from the testator’s estate.

“Reading of The Will” Myth Or Reality?

The information in this post is referring to Law in England and Wales and therefore is not applicable to the Inheritance procedures of other countries.

Clearing a Deceased’s property

Clearing a loved one’s property can be an emotional and sometimes daunting task, it can be hard to know where to start.

What are Bequests and Legacies

In some cases, leaving a small gift can avoid hurt feelings as it makes everyone feel included which can reduce the likelihood of a hurt relative contesting the will.

Gift or Deed of Variation?

There are circumstances where the executors and beneficiaries of an estate want to redirect some of an estates assets to someone who was not included in the Will.

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