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27th June 2018

The Pitfalls Of DIY Wills

Latest figures reveal only 59% of the UK have written a will. Of those people, 6% have written a DIY will. While there are some advantages to create-your-own wills, there are even more pitfalls. Here, we explore some of the reasons why DIY wills may not be the answer… Whilst most of us have come […]

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20th June 2018

How Pre-Paid Funeral Plans Can Save You Time Money And Stress

Last year the average cost of a funeral in the UK was £4,078. This is a 4.7% increase compared to the year before and it’s set to grow even more over the next decade. That’s why it’s wise to invest in your future by taking out a pre-paid funeral plan. Surprisingly, only 16% of Brits […]

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13th June 2018

Understanding Probate

Probate is the process of sorting out an individual’s money, debts, property and possessions when they have passed away. If you’re appointed the executor of someone’s will then you’re responsible for carrying out probate. The probate process There are 4 main stages of probate Assess the total value of estate and if it’s liable for […]

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6th June 2018

What Happens To Your Social Media Accounts When You Die?

At present, the UK has over 38 million active social media users. The popularity boom for social media across all ages means it has become an integral part of our lives, whether intentional or not. Social media is also fast becoming a significant way to remember loved ones when they pass… Facebook Facebook allows you […]

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30th May 2018

What Is The Difference Between A Mirror Will And A Mutual Will?

Clients can often misunderstand the difference between mutual wills and mirror wills, despite them differing in their legal aspects. When it comes to will writing, many couples believe that only a single will is required between the both of them. The reality is however, that everyone who chooses to make a will must sign one […]

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