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June 24, 2020 — Wills

Do I Need To Be An Executor?

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June 18, 2020 — Wills

ELM Legal Services featured on BBC Points West to discuss online wills

ELM Legal Service’s latest innovation Web-Cam Wills has been featured on the BBC Points West.

In a feature about the impact of Coronavirus, CEO of ELM Legal Services tells the BBC that he is seeing volumes around 75-100% higher than this time last year in the will update department.

Web-Cam Wills was launched in 2020, offering the opportunity to conduct will and estate planning consultation via video. Far from being an online will writing service, Web-Cam…

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June 17, 2020 — Wills

Making Future Provisions for Vulnerable Relatives

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June 15, 2020 — Wills

James Emsley from ELM Legal Services appears in Leaders Council podcast alongside Lord Blunkett

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June 3, 2020 — Probate

What changes have been made when applying for probate?

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May 11, 2020 — Wills

Web-Cam Wills in legal press

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May 11, 2020 — Wills

Making A Will With Step Children Involved

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May 4, 2020 — Lasting Power of Attorney

Make A Lasting Power of Attorney

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April 28, 2020 — Wills

Web-Cam Wills on TV

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April 28, 2020 — Lasting Power of Attorney

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney?

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April 21, 2020 — Wills

How does getting married effect your will?

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April 14, 2020 — Probate

What happens if I do not apply for Probate?

When a person dies, probate is the process of administering their estate by organising their assets, money and possessions and then distributing them as per the terms of a will or in line with the rules of intestacy.

To be able to start probate, an executor (the person who takes legal responsibility for carrying out the instructions of a will) must apply for a Grant of Probate.  A Grant will give an executor the legal authority to deal with the…

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