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14th November 2018

How To Avoid A Dispute Over Your Will

As the number of disputed inheritances increase, it has never been more important to have a properly drafted Will in place. Making a Will to pass on your possessions after you die should be straight-forward. But unless you get it right, the consequences for your family can be devastating. Here are just some of the […]

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7th November 2018

Can you draft a Will at home?

Making your Will is one of the most important things you’ll ever do. But do you need a solicitor, or can you draft your own? Despite what you might think, you can create a homemade Will. And, as long as it is properly drafted and meets all the necessary requirements, it will be legal in […]

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31st October 2018

Rising Costs Mean You Must Get A Funeral Plan In Place

With funerals becoming increasingly expensive, investing in a pre-paid funeral plan is now more important than ever. Research shows that the cost of death is soaring. Today, it is estimated that the average funeral costs around £4,000. This represents a rise of 33 per cent in only two years. And, with funeral director costs and […]

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24th October 2018

Recent case shows what can happen if a Will is challenged

In a recent case, a son who claimed his mother’s partner was “just a lodger”, has been forced to pay more than half of his inheritance to him. This situation highlights how important it is to have a properly drafted Will in place. What happened in this case? In 2015, Sarah Campbell died unexpectedly at […]

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17th October 2018

Do you need Probate?

Probate is needed when sorting out a dead person’s affairs. However, in many cases, people aren’t sure what it is, how to get it, and if it is even necessary. Losing a loved one is a difficult time. And, for families faced with the daunting prospect of administering an estate, it can be even harder. […]

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