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Guide To Being an Executor of a Will

Quite often when somebody dies, we will get a phone call from the Executor of the Will. The first thing they'll say to us is, "I have no idea what to do". Many people didn't even know they had been named as the executor in the first place. The task can be quite daunting. [...]

By |2020-03-23T14:39:51+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Ten Most Important Things About Your Will

Video: Will Writing Tips - 10 Most Important Things Your Will Does In this Will writing tips video and post from Will and probate Services, we look at the ten most important things that you can do with your Will. Number one, your Will is obviously the document that directs who inherits [...]

By |2020-02-25T16:34:29+00:00February 25th, 2020|Will Writing|0 Comments

Changing Your Will After Divorce

We're going to talk about divorce and what effect that has on your Will. Unfortunately, half of marriages these days end in divorce. Quite often there's a valid Will in place, which leaves everything to your spouse who is now your former spouse. So a question I'm asked really regularly is what [...]

By |2020-02-25T16:36:20+00:00November 21st, 2019|Will Writing|0 Comments

What is a Disaster Clause in a Will?

Let's talk about about disasters. When you make a Will, you make it for a number of circumstances. If you're the first to die, quite often your wealth will go to your spouse or your partner, either directly or through some sort of Trust arrangement. If you're the second to die, your Will [...]

By |2019-11-21T12:17:32+00:00November 21st, 2019|Will Writing|0 Comments

What is a Family Trust?

There's a lot of information out in the media about Family Trusts and what they can do. Alot of media says Family Trusts are complicated and really should be avoided. But if the circumstances are right, a Family Trust can save you and your family an awful lot of tax.Inheritance tax doesn't kick [...]

By |2019-11-21T12:24:16+00:00November 21st, 2019|Later Life Planning, Taxes|0 Comments

What is Tenancy In Common?

Today I'm going to talk about tenancy in common.  Tenancy in what you might ask? Well,  tenants in common is a way of owning property jointly. It may seem strange, but there are two ways to own a property jointly. The first and more common, is called joint beneficial tenants. Joint beneficial [...]

By |2019-11-21T11:42:48+00:00November 21st, 2019|Financial, Later Life Planning, Taxes|0 Comments

Seeking Higher Standards

Director of Will and Probate Services, Nick Ash, has been invited to Chair the Professional Standards Board of the Society of Will Writers. When asked to comment on this new role, Nick said, ‘To be personally recommended by the Director General for this position is an honour, and I aim to continue to improve [...]

By |2019-09-17T10:16:46+01:00September 17th, 2019|News, Will Writing|0 Comments

Planning For the Family Home

In this post i'm talking about protecting your property as part of your overall estate planning.  For many people their family home is their most important asset that they want to see passed down the generations to their family. The family home is also the asset they'd hate to see lost to [...]

By |2019-11-21T11:05:48+00:00July 22nd, 2019|Later Life Planning, Will Writing|0 Comments