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4th August 2020

A Lasting Power of Attorney and Me

Although associated mainly with those who are either ill or elderly, a Lasting Power of Attorney , or LPA, can be useful for any person at any stage in their life.  With the current pandemic, it has brought to light the importance of loved ones or those you trust, to be able to manage your […]

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28th July 2020

What happens to my estate if I do not leave a will?

When a person passes away without a will or had a will that was considered invalid, they are considered to die ‘intestate’, If you pass away without a will, what happens to your estate will depend on the intestacy rules depending on where you live in the UK.  The rules follow an order of succession […]

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21st July 2020

What is the role of an executor to a will?

The person appointed an executor in a will has been entrusted, by the deceased, to arrange the payment of the estate’s debts and expenses as well as the distribution of the deceased’s property. The role of an executor is not an easy one, or one to be taken lightly.  They will have a legal responsibility […]

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14th July 2020

The rights of a beneficiary

When a person passes away, the people named as beneficiaries have various rights when it comes to the administration of how the deceased’s estate is distributed and how any trusts are being administered. As a beneficiary under a will, you only have a legal right over the share of the inheritance only when it has […]

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7th July 2020

Probate, explained

What is probate? Probate is not a topic of conversation that many wish to have, but most people will have to deal with probate at some point in their life, so it best to know what the process is and what is involved. What is needed to distribute a person’s estate? When a person passes […]

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