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How different life events can change the contents of a will

There are a number of different life events that could impact your will. This post considers some of the most common reasons that you might need to change the document to ensure it is up to date, as it might be that you created your will years ago and don’t remember the exact instructions for executors.

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The steps to take when a loved one passes away

When a loved one passes away, the number of decisions to be made and the weight of responsibility upon you can feel overwhelming. To help you during this difficult time, we have compiled a step-by-step guide to assist you throughout the process.

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Failure to Create a Will Places the UK Public’s Assets in Jeopardy

In a survey we ran to gather the UK public’s thoughts on writing a will, a staggering 67% admitted to not having a will in place, placing the legacy that they have spent their entire lives building up under threat.

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Over half of Brits banking on receiving an inheritance

With the amount of UK adults without a will, many could be left disappointed.

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How to deal with the death of a loved one

Winter should be a time for family and friends, but for many it turns into a nightmare.

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Here’s why it is so important to make a will this winter

Last winter saw record numbers of deaths in England and Wales.

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The lurking crisis of dementia

With dementia on the rise, the risk of losing mental capacity with no lasting power of attorney in place is increasing.

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14 common mistakes to avoid when writing a will

Our Wills and Probate team have compiled the most common mistakes they see when dealing with wills.

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Claiming a Power of Attorney refund

If you applied to register a power of attorney from April 1st 2013 to March 31st 2017 you may able to get part of your application fee back.

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What is Probate of a Will and why is it important?

This guide will help you understand what needs to be done when dealing with the estate of someone who has died.

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