Wills and Probate

  • With Christmas fast approaching you might be starting to think about Christmas gifting. Wills and Probate Solicitor, Charlotte Day, discusses Christmas gifting and Inheritance Tax….. Whilst thinking about the gifts that you are going to make over the Christmas period, it might be beneficial to think more widely about the extent of your estate and […]

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  • Matt Kelly Wills & Probate Blog

    Wills and Probate Solicitor Matthew Kelly explains why digital LPAs may become something to watch out for in the near future in his most recent blog… What is an LPA? Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) are important legal agreements that allow people to appoint trusted parties as attorneys to assist them with both their financial […]

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  • There are number of decisions you will need to make when preparing your Will.  During your appointment with us to prepare your Will, our legal team will discuss the various options available so that you can make the right decisions for your personal circumstances. Trainee Solicitor, Leah Pilling discusses FAQs when making a Will in […]

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    Wills & Probate expert Sara Hilliard discusses the different types of legacies you can leave in your Will and some helpful tips when dealing with somebody’s legacy… What Are The Different Types Of Legacies? When writing a Will, consideration must to the following… • Specific Gifts i.e. I give my car to… • General Legacies […]

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  • Being a trustee is an important and trusted role. By agreeing to act as a trustee you have an obligation to administer the trust in accordance with the trust document (e.g. a Will). Head of Wills & Probate, Jo Robinson, discusses all you need to know about becoming a trustee in her latest blog… The […]

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  • Advances in technology and the effects of COVID-19 restrictions have made electronic Wills a lot more feasible. Wills and Probate Solicitor, Charlotte Day, discusses The Law Commission Report on electronic Wills and predatory marriages in her latest blog… Electronic Wills The Law Commission is exploring whether it should become possible for an individual to make […]

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  • Trainee Solicitor, Leah Pilling, discusses Wills and Probate terminology in her latest blog… The Wills and Probate terminology we use today has been used for almost 200 hundred years. There are many old fashioned terms, confusing legal jargon, and hard to decipher Latin phrases. There are phrases and terms that we, as legal professionals, use […]

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  • Wills and Probate Solicitor Charlotte Day discusses the Gender Recognition Act 2004 and what implications this may have when dealing with Wills and LPAs … The Gender Recognition Act 2004 sets out the legal framework for an individual to have their gender legally recognised and for an individual to change their gender and have that […]

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  • Dementia Action Week

    In July 2023, the Statutory Legacy amount was increased, Wills & Probate Solicitor Megan Lovell discusses the impact of this in her latest blog…. What Is The Statutory Legacy? This is a fixed sum of money along with the deceased’s personal possession which is paid to a surviving spouse or civil partner of someone who […]

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  • ‘What Is Grant Of Probate and Do I Need One?’ Wills & Probate Solicitor, Charlotte Day, discusses in her latest blog… What Is A Grant Of Probate? When a person dies leaving a valid Will, a Grant of Probate may need to be obtained to prove (confirm) the Will and to enable the Executors to […]

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