Wills and Probate

  • Connor Ball-Wood

    ‘What Is The Role Of An Executor?’ Trainee Solicitor, Connor Ball-Wood explains in his latest Wills & Probate Blog…. Executors are appointed by the deceased in their Will. As an executor you are responsible for sorting out the estate, for example closing bank accounts, paying any debts, paying inheritance tax if applicable and distributing the […]

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  • Keith Baldock-Grimes blog

      As many are aware, Dementia is an illness that affects the brain and causes a shortened attention span, memory loss and confusion. In his latest blog, Wills & Probate Solicitor, Keith Baldock-Grimes discusses the legal aspects of Dementia… Dementia is an umbrella term for a variety of diseases which target the brain. Alzheimer’s Disease, […]

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  • Matt Kelly Wills & Probate Blog

    As part of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month 2022, Wills and Probate Solicitor Matthew Kelly discusses how Timms can assist clients with dementia and their families… September is Alzheimer’s Awareness month and it important to take a moment to consider just how many people are affected by the disease. In 2019 it was estimated that there were […]

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  • In her latest Timms blog, Wills and Probate Solicitor Charlotte Day discusses the question “Why Am I Being Asked To Get A Capacity Assessment When Making A Will?”… When someone makes a Will, their capacity to prepare the Will will be assessed by the Solicitor taking instructions during the course of the initial meeting. This […]

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  • Dementia Action Week

    September is World Alzheimer’s month, a time to reflect and raise awareness to highlight the issues people face living with dementia. Wills and Probate Solicitor Megan Lovell discusses ‘The Impact Of Dementia’ in her latest blog… What Is Dementia? Everyone has heard of dementia, but do we actually know what it means? If you go […]

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  • Throughout Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, our team are discussing a range of topics surrounding Alzheimer’s. Today we hear from Wills and Probate Solicitor, Charlotte Day who discusses “How Does Alzheimer’s Affect You?”… World Alzheimer’s Day takes place on 21 September and is part of World Alzheimer’s Month which takes place throughout September. This year’s theme is […]

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  • Dementia Action Week

    “What Is A Grant Of Probate And When Do I Need One?” Wills and Probate Solicitor Megan Lovell discusses in her latest Timms blog… What Is A Grant Of Probate? When a person dies you may need to get a Grant of Probate.  The Grant of Probate also proves the validity of the Will. If […]

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  • Dementia Action Week

    In her latest Timms blog, Wills and Probate Solicitor Megan Lovell discusses the question “Does It Matter Who Writes My Will?” Who Can Write A Will? Writing a Will is not a regulated activity, meaning that anyone can write a Will. It is something you could write yourself, use a Will writing company or instruct […]

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  • Image of Sara Hilliard from Timms Solicitors Wills & Probate Team

    “Why Is It Important To Remember Where Your Will Is?” Timms Sara Hilliard discusses in her latest blog… When you come to Timms and instruct us to prepare your Will, we will always ask, amongst many other things, if you have made a previous Will and, if so, where it is stored. Why Do We […]

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  • In his latest blog Trainee Solicitor Connor Ball-Wood discusses “What Happens To Property Records When Someone Passes?”… Where a property is owned by the parties as joint tenants, the deceased’s share of the property automatically passes to the surviving joint owner on their death, this is known as the right of survivorship. If the property […]

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