Wills Trusts & Probates Resources

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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Research reveals nearly half of Britons over 55 do not have a will

A study has shown that two in three UK residents, including 42% of over 55s, do not have a will.

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7 considerations for every person before writing a will

Writing a will is something that every person at some stage in their life needs to think about, but actually knowing how to correctly write one is a common issue. In this guide, we explain 7 primary factors people should consider before they begin the will writing process.

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Dementia and lasting power of attorney

In this article, we explain the unfortunate topic of later life care, the power of an attorney and dealing with dementia in the family. This is a topic that no one really wants to think about, but at some stage has to. Take a closer look at how PHR can help you in this step-by-step guide.

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Selling a property as a power of attorney

Selling a property is an extremely stressful process, especially when acting as a decision maker for someone else who is no longer able to do so. Take a look at our PHR step-by-step guide on how to sell a property acting as an attorney for a member of your family.

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