Wills and Estates News

  • Probate Fees set to rise

    A decision has been made by the Government to change the probate applications fee structure commencing in May 2017. Read more ...

  • Risks of DIY LPAs

    Local Solicitor Sian Foster from Ware & Kay Solicitors based in York & Wetherby has joined a number of organisations representing older and vulnerable people to raise serious concerns around the Government’s online tool for creating Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs). Read more ...

  • Why is it important that you make a Will?

    Because you work hard all your life to build up your assets, it is very important to be confident that, upon your death, these assets go the people you would want them to go to. Read more ...

  • Why do I need a Power of Attorney

    There are a number of reasons why you might need someone to make decisions for you or act on your behalf. It could just be temporary: for example, if you are in hospital and need help with everyday things such as making sure that bills are paid. Read more ...

  • The importance of making a Will

    Making a Will is very important if you care what happens to your money and your belongings after you die, and most of us do. Most of us have younger relatives who we want to benefit from our estate, or we have charities maybe that we want to support. Read more ...

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