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4th September 2019

Inheriting under a Will – the difference between a legacy and a share of the residue

When someone leaves an inheritance under the terms of their Will it may be by way of a legacy or alternatively as a share in the residue of the estate. We look at the difference and why it can make quite a difference to the amount inherited. When writing your Will you need to decide […]

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3rd September 2019

Congratulations to our Longleat Safari Park prize draw winner!

Winner Congratulations to Liz Lewis who has won our prize draw to win a family pass to Longleat Safari Park! Liz commented: “I love monkeys as they remind me of my mischeivious beagles. Picture for cuteness”                       Thank you to everybody who entered! You can […]

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28th August 2019

Testamentary capacity – an essential requirement in making a legally valid Will

When making a Will it is essential to have the legal and mental ability to understand the document and its effect. Without this, a Will is invalid and cannot be used. In the absence of any other Will, the estate would then pass under the Rules of Intestacy. A 2018 survey of family solicitors carried […]

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23rd August 2019

We’re on Heart Radio!

Have you heard our brand-new advert on Heart Radio? We are broadcasting nationwide to emphasise how our services can help put your mind at ease when it comes to Will Writing. Our new advert is designed to change the stigma around creating a Will. Many people put off creating their Wills, due to the fear […]

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21st August 2019

Renouncing as an executor of a Will

If you’re appointed as an executor under the terms of someone’s Will but you are unable or unwilling to act, you can renounce, provided you follow the correct procedure. There are a number of reasons why someone might wish to decline becoming an executor, despite having been named as one in a Will. They may […]

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